Berkeley Lab gets the go-ahead for its 5,000-robot 3D galaxy mapping project

ProtoDESI-setup-628x419 You don’t do things halfway when it comes to tasks like mapping the light of millions of galaxies. That sort of job requires a fairly massive undertaking like, say, 5,000 ten-inch cylindrical robots each measuring the width of a finger that are tasked with gathering light from galaxies, stars and supermassive blackhole-powered quasars. And, of course, one doesn’t simply flip… Read More