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Work to uncover how galaxies form

A high tech instrument being manufactured in Edinburgh is being sent to Chile to be fitted to one of the European Space Observatory's telescopes.

The device will help transform how we observe the universe.

The KMOS K-band multi object spectrometer has been built in Edinburgh by the UK Astronomy Technology Centre.

  • 28 Jun 2012