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WISE Scientist

Wide-field Infrared Survey Explorer project scientist Peter Eisenhardt stands next to the fully assembled WISE satellite.

WISE will survey the entire sky in the mid-infrared with far greater sensitivity than previous missions. The survey will help search for the origins of planets, stars and galaxies and create an infrared atlas whose legacy will endure for decades.

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