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What does WISE stand for?

WISE stands for Wide-Field Infrared Survey Explorer

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The US space agency said Monday its Spitzer Space Telescope and Wide-field Infrared Survey Explorer (WISE) had solved a mystery dating from 2,000 years ago when Chinese astronomers witnessed what turned out to be an exploding star.
NASA's Wide-field Infrared Survey Explorer recently discovered a star that emits less heat than the human body, with a temperature a record-low 80 degrees Farenheit.