Tom Geballe’s Invited Discourse at IAU

On Thursday, August 13th at the International Astronomical Union (IAU) at 6:30pm, Tom Geballe – Gemini North Astronomer, will explain the role played by H3+ in interstellar clouds. He is one of five Invited Discourses given during the two week conference. Research in astronomy includes events lasting as short as seconds to as long as billions […]

Modeling Expanding Universe with Gemini at IAU!

For the second time in two weeks, hundreds of students will participate in free educational astronomy activities at the International Astronomical Union (IAU) conference in Honolulu. Local students will get to interact with scientists and engineers from around the world in hands on demonstrations. Gemini North’s Christine Copes, Janice Harvey, and Alyssa Grace will be […]

Science Data Available from GRACES

The first data from Gemini Remote Access to CFHT ESPaDOnS Spectrograph (GRACES) is now available. GRACES is the result of a cooperation between the Canada-France-Hawaii Telescope (CFHT), Gemini, and NRC-Herzberg (Canada) to deliver high-resolution spectroscopy across the optical region via a fiber-optic feed from Gemini to CFHT. In order to help users familiarize themselves with […]

IAU2015 NSF Presentations from Gemini

At the International Astronomical Union (IAU) General assembly 2015, Gemini’s Markus Kissler-Patig, Nancy A. Levenson, and Scot J. Kleinman are presenting talks on the future of science, instrumentation, and operations at Gemini Observatory. These talks will center around scientific highlights, new operations approaches, and new instruments and initiatives. Markus Kissler-Patig is scheduled to speak on Thursday, […]