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UW Professor Creates Large Infrared Camera to Study History of the Universe

Laramie, WY (SPX) May 09, 2012
UW Professor Creates Large Infrared Camera to Study History of the Universe Michael Pierce plans to study the history of the cosmos - going back 10 billion years - with an infrared camera it took him seven years to create. The University of Wyoming physics and astronomy associate professor has built the Near-Infrared Imaging Spectrograph (NIIS), which is the first infrared camera to be developed in Wyoming in almost 20 years, according to Pierce. The instrument is