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4MOST All-Hands 2017

The 4MOST All Hands Meeting 2017 will take place at CRAL in the beautiful city of Lyon on 11-15 September 2017. The 4MOST All-Hands is a mixture of science, engineering, and management meetings, spread over…

WAVES Management Group Kick Off Meeting

The first ‘Kick Off Meeting’ of the WAVES management group took place over 10th July – 14th July 2017 at Edinburgh University (UK), at which the full WAVES Project Office was in attendance. Various WAVES team…

4MOST All-Hands 2016

The 4MOST All-Hands meeting 2016 took place in the week of 19-23 September 2016 at the University of Heidelberg, Germany. The 4MOST All-Hands is a mixture of science, engineering, and management meetings, spread over plenary…

Agreement Signed to Build 4MOST

ESO has signed an agreement with a consortium led by the Leibniz-Institut für Astrophysik Potsdam (AIP) to build 4MOST, a unique, next-generation spectroscopic instrument which will be mounted on the Visible and Infrared Survey Telescope…

eRosita Workshop; synergy with WAVES

WAVES PI (Driver) and WAVES-Deep PS (Davies) attended eROSITA MPI Ringberg workshop in Germany to discuss synergy between WAVES and eROSITA. Specific emphasis was placed on the combination of the WAVES-deep groups/clusters and eROSITA, with…

Version 2 of the WAVES Survey Management Plan…

Version 2 of the WAVES Survey Management Plan (SMP) and Survey Science Plan (SSP) have been released. The SMP for WAVES provides a brief summary of the survey science, a detailed breakdown of the expected…

Simulations Group Update [Chris Power]

The N-body simulation programme supporting WAVES and more broadly 4MOST galaxy formation and cosmology projects is well under way. We have 1.5 million CPU hours on the Pawsey supercomputing centre in Perth, WA, to run…

WAVES presentation at WFIRST meeting

Australian P.I Simon Driver attended the international meeting "Community Astrophysics with WFIRST: Guest Observer and Archival Science" in Pasadena from 29 Feb through to 2 March 2016. WFIRST is an upcoming NASA mission which will utilise an existing 2.4m…