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Astronomers call for X-ray polarimeter

Polarimeters have been passed over, canceled or descoped numerous times since polarized X-rays were first seen coming from the Crab Nebula in the 1970s; maybe the next NASA Small Explorer mission opportunity will give astronomers a chance to fly one.

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