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Gemini opens a new window into the era of galaxy assembly

Using the nod-and-shuffle technique, ultra-deep Gemini Deep-Deep Survey (GDDS) spectra reveal diverse populations of galaxies, some dominated by relatively old stars, others corresponding to post-starburst galaxies or finally dusty starbursts with flat spectra and strong interstellar lines.

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Future Science at Gemini
New Horizons, New Science, New Tools

Learn more about Gemini's plans
for the middle of this decade and beyond

Announcements of Opportunity for New Instruments

Announcement of Opportunity for Laser Procurements

Procurement of a 10-20W class sodium laser
for the Keck I telescope adaptive optics
  • Foreseen in May 2004

Procurement of a 50W class sodium laser
for the Gemini South adaptive optics

  • Request For Proposals released April 13, 2004. Proposal due date is May 21, 2004. Please contact for additional information.

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