Infrared Astronomy Timeline

The Infrared Astronomy Timeline follows the journey from the discovery of infrared light to the unveiling of the infrared universe. Along the way, you will learn how infrared technology progressed from simple detectors to advanced infrared arrays cooled to nearly absolute zero. You will follow the advances in ground-based infrared astronomy and learn how telescopes were first placed high above our atmosphere and eventually into space. Let's discover how we came to see our Universe in this different light!

To view a one page version of the Infrared Astronomy Timeline Click Here.

Now in Spanish - en Español

Author: Linda Hermans-Killam