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Herschel submillimeter continuum image the Milky Way galaxy in Vulpecula

NGC 6946 in the visible - a nearby "Grand Design" spiral galaxy

Visible image of a pair of colliding galaxies collectively called NGC 3256

Composite visible and infrared view of the colliding galaxies, NGC 4038/NGC 4039, which make up the "Antennae" system

NGC 4945 - A spiral galaxy, seen nearly edge-on, undergoing vigorous star formation activity



Stage iv cmb platform

• Could map the CMB at 10 times the speed of current telescopes.

• Submm coverage will provide  galactic foreground removal for other CMB efforts.

• Many synergies with planned Simons Observatory.