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NSF awards $1.72M to improve Keck adaptive optics system

NSF awards $1.72M to improve Keck adaptive optics system

MEDIA RELEASE The W. M. Keck Observatory has received a $1.72 million grant from the National Science Foundation (NSF) to design the first near-infrared tip-tilt sensor used to correct for the turbulence in Earth’s atmosphere. The improvements will increase the sensitivity and resolution of the Keck I telescope, which already allows astronomers to resolve in […]

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