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UCSC-built spectrograph bound for Hawaii's Keck Observatory

Photo of lenses for spectographA $10 million advanced optical spectrograph, built at UC Santa Cruz, is now on its way to Hawaii's W. M. Keck Observatory, where it will be a critical tool for astronomers investigating fundamental questions about the origin of the universe. Optician David Hilyard used polishing wizardry to create these lenses for a camera in the Deep Extragalactic Imaging Multi-Object Spectrograph."This is the most ambitious instrument ever built at the Lick Laboratories, or anywhere else for that matter," said Joseph Miller, the director of the UC Observatories/Lick Observatory. More

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February 11-17, 2002
Vol. 6, No. 24

Speakers in new bioethics class include Chancellor Greenwood

Clues to northern fur seals' disappearance gathered

United Way campaign begins; boost in participation sought

UCSC scientists honored for top research paper in Science

Chancellor to speak at Winter Staff Forum on Feb. 27

Web page explains UC's Enron investments, lawsuit

More Campus News: Theater Arts Troupe presents play about the African American experience... Santa Cruz Voter Forum on February 13... Lecture and seminar on the history of aerial attack... EAP directors sought for Australia and Chile... and more.

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