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WISE

abbrev. for Wide-field Infrared Survey Explorer. A NASA satellite planned for a possible launch in 2008 that will scan the whole sky in the wavelength range from 3.5 to 23 microns in search of new sources of infrared radiation, including nearby cool stars and the most distant and very luminous galaxies. Using a cryogenically cooled space telescope, the survey is expected to be 1000 times as sensitive as IRAS and should add considerably to the catalog of known infrared sources by identifying millions of new objects. It is also hoped that WISE will supply the James Webb Space Telescope with a full list of observational targets.
References in classic literature ?
Do not be angry with me Ulysses," she cried, "you, who are the wisest of mankind.
But that, on the part of a stenographer, in the presence of the Wisest Man in Wall Street, was not unnatural.
It was these same impulses, leading so invariably to success, that made his enemies call him the Wisest Man.
Come on," he called to the Wisest Man, "the court is open.
The Wisest One In The Room" begins by noting that wisdom (unlike intelligence) demands some insight into people including their hopes, fears, passions, and drives.
We have started on an assembly, which, from all business parameters, we were convince that it was not the wisest way to go but we have to sustain our business.
God was very pleased with him and gave him a wise and discerning heart, which is how Solomon became the wisest person ever known (1 Kings 3).
I hope that in Egypt there can be a transition toward a more democratic system without a break from President Mubarak, who in the West, above all in the United States, is considered the wisest of men and a precise reference point," he said.
Mind you, with Nikki Grahame as your best friend you're hardly going to make the wisest of decisions.
We went to Chris Benson, director of the Arkansas Energy Office, with this question: "What are the top three strategies the Arkansas Energy Office is using to promote the wisest use of the state's energy resources?
It's not for his poems alone, This magnate of letters is known; For his prose is replete With the wisest conceit, And fertile by seed thickly sown.
Encourage them in a sense of hoping that they'll find it is something they are interested in and something that they can do, and then that they will pursue it eventually," said Grace Ennis, WISEST coordinator.