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TOPS 2000 - Session 16 Description

IfA Lab Tours - June 14, 2000

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We will spend 3 hours exploring the facilities at the Institute for Astronomy, touring the detector lab (host: Gerry Luppino), the Infrared lab (host: John Rayner and Bob Joseph), the machine shop (host: Lou Robertson adn the adaptive optics lab (host: Buzz Graves). The purpose of the tours is to give you a feel for the type of high-tech work that Institute scientists pursue, especially in the areas of instrumentation. This gives insight into some of the technical areas that a background in astronomy can lead to. Not everyone interested in astronomy becomes an astronomer, but there are many opportunities in other areas to be involved in the field. The equipment that the astronomer.

Location - Institute for Astronomy

Participation Matrix

Subject Astr Phys Math Chem Env Bio
Level Novice Intermediate Advanced
Target Group Teachers Students  
Prerequisites None

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Last Updated on April 24, 2000
Karen Meech, Institute for Astronomy, University of Hawaii