Belstead Brook



Coscoroba Swan



The Gemini AO laser as seen from Cerro Tololo


The Gemini telescope uses a powerful laser as part of its adaptive optics system.  This 253s image was taken from Cerro Tololo and clearly shows the laser pointing straight up against a background of stars rotating overhead. (Click for larger)

Excited Dog

I went for a walk on the beach beside the construction site of a new condo.  They were pumping out the marsh (on which they’re building an enormous complex, on sand, in an earthquake zone, next to a beach known for its tsunamis) and the water was this evil orange color.  A stray dog thought I was the best thing ever and played around me.


Dark Energy Energy Camera under construction

Dark Energy Camera under construction at Fermilab. Go here for more information.


A collaboration between the Drs. Abbott and Seurat

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