The Messenger No. 168 Now Available

18 July 2017

The latest edition of ESO's quarterly journal, The Messenger, is now available online. Find out the latest news from ESO on topics ranging from new instruments to the latest science discoveries.

Highlights of this edition include:

  • A Long Expected Party — The First Stone Ceremony for the Extremely Large Telescope
  • The Adaptive Optics Facility: Commissioning Progress and Results
  • The Cherenkov Telescope Array: Exploring the Very-high-energy Sky from ESO’s Paranal Site
  • Towards a Sharper Picture of R136 with SPHERE Extreme Adaptive Optics
  • The VIMOS Public Extragalactic Redshift Survey (VIPERS): Science Highlights and Final Data Release

Download The Messenger in PDF format or visit The Messenger website to subscribe and receive a free printed copy.

This product is also available in the ESOshop.



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ESO Public Information Officer
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Cover of The Messenger No. 168
Cover of The Messenger No. 168