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AKARI measures cosmic star formation history

Date: 30 March 2010
Satellite: AKARI
Copyright: JAXA

Most of the star formation in the Universe is hidden from our view at optical wavelengths. AKARI observations are used to peer through the dust that obscures local galaxies, revealing the star formation activity that is hidden at optical wavelengths.


Last Update: 31 March 2010

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