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I. Physikalisches Institut

Herschel's HIFI follows the trail of cosmic water

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Herschel's HIFI instrument was especially designed to follow the water trail in the Universe over a wide range of scales, from the Solar System out to extragalactic sources. Early results, presented this week at the Herschel First Results Symposium, demonstrate how HIFI uses water to probe the physical and chemical conditions in different regions of the cosmos.

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(fsc 2010-05-06)