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New Instrument Extends the Search for Extraterrestrial Intelligence to New Realms

From Astronomy Magazine:

"Astronomers have expanded the search for extraterrestrial intelligence into a new realm with detectors tuned to infrared light. Their new instrument has just begun to scour the sky for messages from other worlds.

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Astronomers, Physicists Celebrate as Campbell Hall Rises Again

After years of planning and construction, Campbell Hall (home of the Department of Astronomy) held it's official dedication ceremony last week. Donors, architects, and other project contributors were thanked during the event by speakers that included the new dean of physical sciences Frances Hellman, former Executive Dean Mark Richards, and Chancellor Nicholas Dirks. 

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Google gives Lick Observatory $1 million

Copied from original article located here.

By Robert Sanders – February 10th 2015

Google Inc. has given $1 million to the University of California’s Lick Observatory in what astronomers hope is the first of many private gifts to support an invaluable teaching and …

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