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‘Visionary’ Trevor Weekes, pioneer of gamma-ray detection, dies at 74

‘Visionary’ Trevor Weekes, pioneer of gamma-ray detection, dies at 74

Weekes dedicated nearly 50 years to the search for sources of high-energy particles in the cosmos.

May 29, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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Weekes dubbed 'father' of his astronomical field

Weekes dubbed 'father' of his astronomical field

Weekes, a pioneer of gamma-ray astronomy, searches for the enormously energetic particles coming from pulsars, supernovae and black holes.

December 30, 2013 12:00 am Photos

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Supervisors give okay to planned Green Valley hospital

While there are still hurdles to the project, plans for a hospital in the Green Valley area moved forward today with a thumbs-up from county supervisors.

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New lighting plan for Rosemont Mine cuts glare, firm says

Rosemont Copper will dramatically scale back the brightness of its mine lighting system to try to protect dark skies and astronomy, company officials say.

May 05, 2012 2:01 pm

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