Projects

US Extremely Large Telescope Program

US Extremely Large Telescope ProgramThe US Extremely Large Telescope Program proposes national open access to the next generation of giant optical-infrared telescopes: GMT and TMT.

 

 

 

DESI Program

The Dark Energy Spectroscopic Instrument

The Dark Energy Spectroscopic Instrument (DESI) will measure the effect of dark energy on the expansion of the Universe. It will obtain optical spectra for tens of millions of galaxies and quasars, constructing a 3D map spanning the nearby universe to 11 billion light-years.

 

 

 

 

GEMMA Program

Gemini In The Era of Multi-Messenger Astronomy

The GEMMA program is funded by a multi-million dollar award from the National Science Foundation to advance the leadership role of Gemini Observatory, a NOIRLab Program, in the era of Multi-Messenger Astronomy.