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G352.7-0.1: Supernova Cleans Up its Surroundings Partner087_sq Spitzer Space Telescope Thu, Apr 10, 2014

Supernovas are the spectacular ends to the lives of many massive stars. These explosions can produce enormous amounts of energy and be as bright as an entire galaxy.

New Tool Finds Buried Treasure in Spitzer Archives Feature14-07_sq Spitzer Space Telescope Thu, Apr 03, 2014

Our Solar System is swarming with asteroids and comets. Although astronomers have identified many thousands of these space rocks, new candidates turn up all the time; some small fraction of which might even pose a threat of colliding with Earth.

Spitzer Sees the Galactic Dawn with 'Frontier Fields' Feature14-06_sq Spitzer Space Telescope Thu, Mar 27, 2014

NASA's Spitzer Space Telescope, in tandem with other major NASA observatories, has recently embarked on a major new mission to glimpse the universe's very first galaxies.

NASA's Spitzer Telescope Brings 360-Degree View of Galaxy to Our Fingertips Ssc2014-02_sq Spitzer Space Telescope Thu, Mar 20, 2014

Touring the Milky Way now is as easy as clicking a button with NASA's new zoomable, 360-degree mosaic presented Thursday at the TED 2014 Conference in Vancouver, Canada.

Herschel Completes Largest Survey of Cosmic Dust in Local Universe Nhsc2014-004_tn Herschel Space Observatory Tue, Mar 18, 2014

The largest census of dust in local galaxies has been completed using data from the Herschel space observatory, providing a huge legacy to the scientific community.

NASA's WISE Survey Finds Thousands of New Stars, But No 'Planet X' Pia17992-640 WISE Fri, Mar 07, 2014

After searching hundreds of millions of objects across our sky, NASA's Wide-Field Infrared Survey Explorer (WISE) has turned up no evidence of the hypothesized celestial body in our solar system commonly dubbed "Planet X."

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Decadal Survey 2010 Information and Updates Sig09-006_sm Announcement Tue, Oct 19, 2010

Information about NASA's 2009 Decadal Process.

Happy Holidays Ipac-holiday_tn Announcement Thu, Dec 19, 2013

Best wishes for 2014 from the entire IPAC family.

AllWISE DATA RELEASE Announcement Wed, Nov 13, 2013

The Wide-field Infrared Survey Explorer (WISE) and the Infrared Processing and Analysis Center (IPAC) announce the AllWISE Data Release. The AllWISE program combines data from WISE cryogenic and NEOWISE post-cryogenic survey phases, to form the most comprehensive view of the mid-infrared sky currently available.

NASA/IPAC Extragalactic Database (NED) Update Announcement Thu, Sep 26, 2013

The NASA/IPAC Extragalactic Database (NED) released an update on 26 September 2013. Content highlights include the addition of 62,606 new objects and 390,249 new photometric data points, and 1,241,586 references to objects from the literature. In addition, 15,855 HI spectra from the Arecibo Legacy Fast ALFA Survey have been added to NED. Nine new review articles with contextual links are now available in the Level 5 knowledgebase.

Spring 2014 IPAC Visiting Graduate Student Fellowship Announcement Tue, Jul 16, 2013

The Infrared Processing and Analysis Center at Caltech announces the availability of six-month graduate student fellowships in Winter-Spring 2014. The program is designed to allow students from other institutions to visit IPAC-Caltech and perform astronomical research in close association with an IPAC scientist.

NEOWISE Post-Cryo Data Release Announcement Wed, May 22, 2013

NEOWISE and the Infrared Processing and Analysis Center (IPAC) announce the 2013 NEOWISE Post-Cryo Data Release on May 22, 2013.