Wednesday, December 02, 2009
The Herschel Space Observatory, launched earlier this year by the European Space Agency, has the largest mirror ever launched into space. Look for many discoveries about the origin of the universe over the next four years. R.C.J.
Water vapor has been detected for the first time in a distant galaxy by the new Herschel Space Observatory, launched earlier this year by the European Space Agency. The far-infrared spectral lines detected the unmistakable pattern of water in a galaxy called Arp 220.
Posted by R. Colin Johnson at 5:08 PM