Cool Cosmos: Our Infrared World Gallery Feature Summary

Type:
Physics in Your World
Title:
Our Infrared World Gallery
Description:
This image shows liquid nitrogen in infrared light.  To see what happens when peas are added, and what liquid nitrogen looks like in visible light, visit NASA's Frozen in Liquid Nitrogen.  For the basics of infrared, you can visit another NASA site, The Infrared (don't miss the image of a man striking a match).  For lots more infrared images from the everyday world, including faces, see Our Infrared World Gallery.
Image:
image credit: Courtesy NASA/IPAC; <a href="http://coolcosmos.ipac.caltech.edu/image_galleries/dewar.html" target="_blank">image source</a>; no larger image available
image credit: Courtesy NASA/IPAC; image source; no larger image available
Featured:
April 1, 2008 - April 16, 2008