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UVI’s Etelman Observatory Joins Global Initiative Connecting Telescopes Worldwide

July 18, 2020 - Etelman Observatory has joined an international collaboration of telescopes across the globe focused on studying and understanding the elusive explosions in space that lead to the emission of powerful bursts of gravitational waves. The Global Rapid Advanced Network Devoted to the Multi-messenger Addicts (GRANDMA) collaboration is a worldwide partnership of 25 ground-based telescopes in Europe, Asia, Australia, North America, and the Caribbean. The GRANDMA collaboration has recently released its results of the long-haul observation campaign #3 (O3) aimed at detecting mergers of compact objects like white dwarfs, neutron stars, and black holes.Read More

UVI Producing 3D Respiratory Masks to Support Fight Against Coronavirus

April 08, 2020 - In response to the coronavirus pandemic, the University of the Virgin Islands (UVI) has extended a philanthropic hand by producing 3D respiratory masks. Personal protective gear is a scarce commodity as the rapidly spreading coronavirus pandemic (COVID-19) continues to wreak havoc over the world.Read More