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Fraser
2008-Jan-28, 07:40 PM
UK astronomers have been dealt a serious and unexpected blow. Funding cuts to space research has stopped the nation from continuing its work at the Gemini observatories in Hawaii and Chile. The UK helped to build the 8.1 meter telescopes and have ploughed 70 million ($140 million) to date into the construction and development of [...]

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peteshimmon
2008-Jan-28, 07:47 PM
A fixed science budget containing subscriptions
to European bodies that may vary according to
the Gross National Product of the UK. That was
asking for trouble!

KaiYeves
2008-Jan-28, 09:28 PM
I think you spelled "observatory" wrong.

Noclevername
2008-Jan-28, 11:28 PM
Always sad to see such shortsightedness.