Earlier this year, the Netherlands Organisation for Scientific Research (NWO) awarded a grant to Prof. Scott Trager for WEAVE. This is a multi-object spectograph which will be used in conjunction with the 4.2-m William Herschel Telescope. WEAVE can simultaneously unravel the light from a thousand stars and galaxies and measure their speed. Such information provides information about the creation of the Milky Way and better insight into dark material and dark energy in the universe.
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WEAVE, an ingenious spectrometer with thousands of movable glass fibres, is almost ready for use by astronomers. This has been announced by a team of astronomers and technicians under the leadership of Scott Trager (University of Groningen). The...
Antonis Vakis and Bayu Jayawardhana have been nominated for the 2021 Huibregtsen Prize for their research project ‘Harvesting infinite wave energy with the Ocean Grazer’.
The Dutch Research Council (NWO) has granted an ESI-far grant of over €750,000 to the TeSoP project established by UG researchers
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