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Black Hole Research Boosted By New Telescope

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May 8, 2000
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Adelaide University
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Cangaroo II, a new gamma ray telescope that will study black holes in the southern hemispohere is launched in the Australian outback at Woomera, home of australia's rocket range.

For fifty years, gantries, tracking dishes and other bits of apparatus from the space age have towered above the flat Woomera horizon. Now, in a project worth millions of dollars, Adelaide and Tokyo Universities have built a new 10 metre gamma ray telescope that adds its own distinctive outline.


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