This is one of the two largest programs to be approved by NASA for Spitzer Warm Mission. Almost 2000 hours have been approved to complete coverage of the remaining two-thirds of the Galactic plane at 3.6 and 4.5 microns during the Warm Spitzer Mission.
The data will be reduced and cataloged at the Department of Astronomy as was the case for the previous GLIMPSE data. Barbara Whitney is the PI of this segment of the survey.
In recent weeks, there have been discussions surrounding the future of the Department of Afro-American Studies, the American Indian Studies Program, the Asian American Studies Program, and the Chican@ and Latin@ Studies Program. More »