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Dark Energy Survey begins five-year mission to map southern sky in tremendous detail


September 3, 2013

the Cerro Tololo Inter-American Observatory On Aug. 31, the Dark Energy Survey officially began with a team of physicists and astronomers around the globe using the world's most powerful digital camera to try to answer some of the universe's most fundamental questions. The survey team will systematically map one-eighth of the sky (5000 square degrees) in unprecedented detail during the next five years. Full Story

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Fermilab and University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

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