The Athena mirror will use an innovative technology called Silicon Pore Optics (SPO). The technology, combined with appropriate over coating, […]
"By improving spectral and angular resolutions, with such a large effective area, Athena X-IFU will represent a major step for X-ray astronomy."
Astronomer at the Astronomic Institute of the Czech Academy of Sciences
"When Athena X-IFU will be launched, we will see things humans never observed before."
"Once Athena X-IFU will be launched, observation of the sky will be taken to a whole new level. The instrument should be able to reveal the origin of the universe!"
Physicist at INAF