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Australia delivers critical subsystem for VISTA telescope

October 28, 2021

An Australian-built major subsystem for the European Southern Observatory’s 4MOST instrument has arrived in Germany at the Leibniz Institute for Astrophysics Potsdam (AIP) ready for testing prior to installation on the four-metre VISTA telescope located in the Atacama Desert in Chile.

Australia delivers critical subsystem for VISTA telescope

4MOST introduced to the scientific community

March 7, 2019

4MOST will be the largest spectroscopic survey facility of its kind in the Southern hemisphere and address today’s most pressing astronomical questions in the fields of Galactic archaeology, high-energy astrophysics, galaxy evolution and cosmology.

4MOST introduced to the scientific community

Astronomical Investment for UWA

August 31, 2018

Are dark matter and dark energy real? How UWA is teaming up with leading Australian and European institutions to unlock two of the most compelling mysteries in contemporary physics.

Astronomical Investment for UWA