TITLE

Making light work of the galaxy

PUB. DATE
March 2002
SOURCE
Engineer (00137758);3/29/2002, Vol. 291 Issue 7595, p4
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Discusses the application of the Integral Field Unit (IFU) designed at Durham University to capture the detailed image of gas flow and stars from Earth. Development of an animation that reveals the internal dynamics of the galaxy; Key feature of IFU.
ACCESSION #
6624108

 

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