A Chemical Signature of First-Generation Very-Massive Stars
August 21, 2014
A team of astronomers has used the used the 8.2 m Subaru Telescope's High Dispersion Spectrograph to discover a low-mass star that provides observational evidence to support numerical simulations of the existence of very-massive stars among the first generation of stars formed after the Big Bang...
Raven Soars Through First Light and Second Run
August 26, 2014
Raven, the first Multi-Object Adaptive Optics science and technical demonstrator to be installed and tested on an 8 m class telescope, successfully saw first light at the Subaru Telescope on the nights of May 13 and 14, 2014; it completed its second run during the nights of August 9 and 10, 2014...