16 December 2002 Science enabled by a 30-m telescope
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We describe some of the science programs that drive the need for the next generation ground-based OIR telescope. The programs are chosen to illustrate the power of such a telescope to enable new kinds of science via combinations of sensitivity, field-of-view, wavelength coverage, and spectral resolution.
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Joan Najita, Joan Najita, Stephen E. Strom, Stephen E. Strom, } "Science enabled by a 30-m telescope", Proc. SPIE 4835, Future Research Direction and Visions for Astronomy, (16 December 2002); doi: 10.1117/12.456545; https://doi.org/10.1117/12.456545


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