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Cover of The Messenger No. 147

Cover of The Messenger 147. Read more on ann12024. Highlights include:

  • A report on progress of the Multi Unit Spectroscopic Explorer (MUSE), a second generation panoramic integral field spectrograph for the Very Large Telescope (VLT).
  • The Atacama Pathfinder EXperiment Sunyaev-Zel’dovich Instrument (APEX-SZ), four years observing galaxy clusters.
  • Testing the feasibility of the near-infrared surface brightness method to measure distances to Cepheid stars.
  • The story behind the search of intermediate-mass black holes in Globular Clusters and their connection with supermassive black holes in early galaxy formation.  
  • The description of the GAIA-ESO Public Spectroscopic Survey, a large library of high quality spectroscopy of some 100 000 Milky Way stars.

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