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Title: The Wide-Field Infrared Explorer
Authors: Schember, Helene
Hacking, Perry
Issue Date: 11-Jul-1993
Citation: San Diego, California, USA
Abstract: More than 30% of current star formation is taking place ingalaxies known as starburst galaxies. Do starburst galaxies play a central role in the evolution of all galaxies, and can they lead us to the birth of galaxies and the source of quasars? We have proposed to build the Wide Field Infrared Explorer (WIRE), capable of detecting typical starburst galaxies at a redshift of 0.5, ultraluminous infrared galaxies behond a redshift of 2, and luminous protogalaxies beyond a redshift of 5.
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