The prototype Schwarschild-Couder telescope detects its first gamma-ray source!

June 08, 2020

With observations performed only one year after first light, the prototype Schwarzschild-Couder Telescope, an innovative dual-mirror gamma-ray telescope, detected its first source!
Our group at Barnard and Columbia contributed to this milestone for ground-based gamma-ray astronomy: check this out!

Columbia Affiliations
VERITAS research at Barnard College & Columbia University is supported by the U.S. National Science Foundation