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published by the Infrared Processing and Analysis Center
This website, provided by the Infrared Processing and Analysis Center at Caltech, contains information about Herschel's discovery of infrared light, along with samples of his results.  The site provides a similar experiment that visitors can perform themselves.
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Keywords: Herschel, discovery, experiment, infrared
Record Creator: Metadata instance created March 28, 2008 by Ann Deml
Record Updated: Mar 17, 2011 by Lyle Barbato
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April 17, 2000
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AIP Format
(Infrared Processing and Analysis Center, Pasadena), WWW Document, (http://www.ipac.caltech.edu/outreach/Edu/Herschel/herschel.html).
AJP/PRST-PER
Discovering Infrared: The Herschel Experiment, (Infrared Processing and Analysis Center, Pasadena), <http://www.ipac.caltech.edu/outreach/Edu/Herschel/herschel.html>.
APA Format
Discovering Infrared: The Herschel Experiment. (2000, April 17). Retrieved October 1, 2014, from Infrared Processing and Analysis Center: http://www.ipac.caltech.edu/outreach/Edu/Herschel/herschel.html
Chicago Format
Infrared Processing and Analysis Center. Discovering Infrared: The Herschel Experiment. Pasadena: Infrared Processing and Analysis Center, April 17, 2000. http://www.ipac.caltech.edu/outreach/Edu/Herschel/herschel.html (accessed 1 October 2014).
MLA Format
Discovering Infrared: The Herschel Experiment. Pasadena: Infrared Processing and Analysis Center. 17 Apr. 2000. 1 Oct. 2014 <http://www.ipac.caltech.edu/outreach/Edu/Herschel/herschel.html>.
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