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Hubble Gets New IR Eyes

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Science  14 Jun 2002:
Vol. 296, Issue 5575, pp. 1961
DOI: 10.1126/science.296.5575.1961

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ALBUQUERQUE, NEW MEXICO-- The Hubble Space Telescope's infrared vision has been restored, and it's better than ever. At an American Astronomical Society meeting here, astronomers presented the first images taken by Hubble's Near-Infrared Camera and Multi-Object Spectrometer after it was outfitted with a new cooling system in March.