feb 282012
Powerful New Astronomy Tool Arrives on Mauna Kea

SYNOPSIS • A much anticipated new scientific instrument arrived on Feb. 16 at the Keck I telescope near the summit of Mauna Kea. • The new instrument, called MOSFIRE, is 25 times more light-sensitive than others of its kind and can observe vastly more cosmic objects on any given night. • By mating MOSFIRE with [continue reading]