DESI project begins operations with help from Ohio State faculty and researchers

May 24, 2021

DESI project begins operations with help from Ohio State faculty and researchers

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DESI will measure light from 35 million galaxies and 2.4 million quasars.
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A five-year quest to map the universe and unravel the mysteries of “dark energy” officially began Monday at Kitt Peak National Observatory near Tucson, Arizona, when the Dark Energy Spectroscopic Instrument (DESI) started capturing and studying light from tens of millions of galaxies and other distant objects in the universe. This came with the help of large contributions from faculty and researchers from OSU's CCAPP, Department of Physics, and Department of Astronomy.

Click here to read the full article detailing the contributions and achievements of OSU faculty and researchers towards DESI: https://artsandsciences.osu.edu/news/desi-project-begins-operation-help-ohio-state-faculty-researchers?utm_campaign=daily_post&utm_medium=email