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Hitoshi Murayama was elected as honored AAAS fellow!

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We got an exciting news — our PI, professor Hitoshi Murayama was elected as a fellow of AAAS, American Association for the Advancement of Science in 2021!! AAAS is the world’s largest general scientific society to advance science, engineering and innovation for the benefit of all people all over the world. AAAS is the publisher of famous journal “Science”. Every… Read more »

SuMIRe and PFS are introduced on Nikkei newspaper

The PFS project was introduced on a Japanese newspaper “Nikkei” on 11 May 2016 (Here: only in Japanese). In the article, Masahiro Takada (the HSC science working group chair & PFS project scientist) and Naoyuki Tamura (PFS project manager) describe the SuMIRe project (the ongoing Hyper SUprime-Cam survey and the Prime Focus Spectrograph project), the scientific goal, and the nature/challenge… Read more »

Welcome to PFS!

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Hitoshi Murayama The 7th collaboration meeting at LAM was a huge success. There were so much progress reported at the meeting, including the fully assembled camera being tested at LAM that was already covered on this blog (  The project passed Complete Design Reviews on three subsystems since the last meeting, and the survey planning is generating exciting new ideas… Read more »