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U.S., Mexico to inaugurate facility to detect gamma rays, probe universe's most energetic phenomena

Observatory to shed light on black holes, supernovae and the origins of our universe

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View of the HAWC Gamma-Ray Observatory

HAWC has unique capabilities to detect the highest-energy electromagnetic radiation and complements other gamma ray observatories around the world.

Credit: Jordan Goodman, HAWC Collaboration

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