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Gemini reveals a gravitational wave source in hiding

June 16, 2014

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A team of researchers, led by NSF-funded Mukremin Kilic of the University of Oklahoma and Warren Brown of the Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory, recently identified one of the best (and perhaps most powerful) gravitational wave sources currently known.  The researchers used the Gemini Multi-Object Spectrograph on the Gemini North telescope and the Blue Channel spectrograph on the 6.5-meter MMT Telescope.Full Story

Gemini Observatory

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