Science Announcements


Gemini South Telescope shutdown moved to November

9 September 2021

Due to COVID constraints the planned telescope shutdown at Gemini South has been moved from last two thirds of October to November. The shutdown

Gemini North Shutdown Extended

9 September 2021

Due to the recent spike of COVID-19 cases in Hawai'i the Gemini North engineering shutdown has been extended through the end of the day

Staff Updates

7 September 2021

New science staff at NOIRLab.

Preparing for Astrophysics with LSST

7 September 2021

Preparing for Astrophysics with LSST is a new research and community-building initiative for members of three participating Rubin Science Collaborations: Transients and Variable Stars

NOIRLab seeks members for new Data Science Advisory Group

7 September 2021

NOIRLab invites nominations and expressions of interest for membership of a new NOIRLab Data Science Advisory Group (DSAG), to provide scientific, technical, and

Launch of the New NOIRLab Time Allocation System

7 September 2021

NOIRLab’s Time Allocation Committee (TAC) meets twice a year to review observing proposals for publicly allocated telescopes, including the US allocation of nights on

Staff Updates

23 August 2021

New Science Fellow at Gemini South Name: Regis Cartier  Position: Science Fellow Location: Chile Past Experience: Observing with large telescopes

Gemini Fast Turnaround August 2021

23 August 2021

Gemini North and South are accepting proposals for the Fast Turnaround (FT) program. The upcoming deadline is at 23:59 Hawai‘i Standard Time on 31