Spitzer Team Blog

The Adventure of a Lifetime 08.03.19 - My Spitzer story starts in 1999 when I was working on my PhD at the Space Telescope Science Institute in Baltimore. I received a letter from the Infrared Spectrograph (IRS) team at Cornell University encouraging me to apply for one of their position openings. They had seen my vitae at one of the AAS meetings earlier the same year.

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Cosmic Screensavers, posters, wallpaper, widgets, and more!

Models

Build your own Spitzer Space Telescope out of paper, legos or 3D computer models.

AstroPix

A new way to share the universe, browse astronomical images from different missions around the world. Explore Spitzer's collection or any image with infrared data.

Cool Cosmos

Educational resources highlighting the science of light and infrared astronomy. This site includes fun games, images, lesson plans, and much more!

Virtual Telescopes

Browse Spitzer images inside of Google Sky and Microsoft's World Wide Telescope. Pan, zoom and change the opacity of the images to see how Spitzer's infrared images stack up to the visible light equivalents. You can even take virtual tours around the cosmos!