FIREBALL : The Faint Intergalactic medium Redshifted Emission Balloon-- Overview and 1 st Science Flight Results

  • Bruno Milliarda, D. Christopher Martinb, +9 authors Robert Chavee
  • Published 2010
FIREBALL (the Faint Intergalactic Redshifted Emission Balloon) is a balloon-borne 1m telescope coupled to an ultraviolet fiber-fed spectrograph. FIREBALL is designed to study the faint and diffuse emission of the intergalactic medium, until now detected primarily in absorption. FIREBALL is a path finding mission to test new technology and make new… CONTINUE READING