DESI’s 5000 Eyes Open as Kitt Peak Telescope Prepares to Map Space and Time

Los 5000 ojos de DESI se abren mientras el Telescopio Kitt Peak se apronta para mapear el espacio y el tiempo

Installation of the Dark Energy Spectroscopic Instrument nears completion Release Images DESI opens its 5000 eyes DESI’s 5000 spectroscopic “eyes” can cover an area of sky approximately 38 times larger than the full moon, as ...
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Two Ancient Migration Events in the Andromeda Galaxy

Dos Antiguos Eventos de Migración en la Galaxia Andrómeda

Astronomers have uncovered two historic events in which the Andromeda Galaxy underwent major changes to its structure. The findings shed light not only on the evolution and formation of the Andromeda Galaxy, but to our ...
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Telescopes of NSF's OIR lab

Lanzamiento del Laboratorio Nacional de Investigación para la Astronomía Óptica-Infrarroja de la NSF

NSF and AURA are proud to announce the launch of integrated operations of all of NSF’s nighttime astronomical facilities under NSF’s National Optical-Infrared Astronomy Research Laboratory ...
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New Director of NSF’s National Optical-infrared Astronomy Research Laboratory

Nuevo Director del Laboratorio Nacional de Investigación para la Astronomía Óptica-Infrarroja

Vice President of the Giant Magellan Telescope project and Astronomer at the Carnegie Institution for Science, Patrick McCarthy, has been selected as the new Director of the National Science Foundation National Optical-infrared Astronomy Research Laboratory ...
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Gemini Observatory Captures Multicolor Image of First-ever Interstellar Comet

El Observatorio Gemini captura la imagen multicolor del primer cometa interestelar

The first-ever comet from beyond our Solar System has been successfully imaged by the Gemini Observatory in multiple colors. The image of the newly discovered object, denoted C/2019 Q4(Borisov), was obtained on the night of ...
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Exoplanets Can’t Hide Their Secrets from Innovative New Instrument

Los exoplanetas no pueden ocultar sus secretos del nuevo instrumento innovador

In an unprecedented feat, an American research team discovered hidden secrets of an elusive exoplanet using a powerful new instrument at the 8-meter Gemini North telescope on Maunakea in Hawai‘i ...
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