Telescope

U scientists detect Crab Nebula

Faculty and staff from the Department of Physics & Astronomy were members on the international team that detected gamma rays via a new telescope.


Capturing the colors of the cosmos

The Dark Energy Spectroscopic Instrument is a new robotic array of 5,000 fiber-optic “eyes” designed to explore the mystery of dark energy, which makes up about 68% of the universe and is speeding up its expansion.