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News from the Chair Long Wavelength Array Receives $530,000 Award


The Defense University Research Instrumentation Program awarded funds to the UNM Physics and Astronomy Department Radio Group for a new Long Wavelength Array station near Socorro, New Mexico.

This station will be combined with the first LWA station to form high-resolution and high-sensitivity images of the sky at long wavelengths.

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Fri 9/19, 4:00PM in Room 125, Jocelyne DiRuggiero (Johns Hopkins University), Going to Extreme: Life as we know it

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Thu 9/18, 3:30PM in Room 190, Arash Mafi, High quality image transport through optical fibers mediated by Anderson localization

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