Meet the Southern California Researchers Raking in the Big Bucks from the W.M. Keck Foundation

Although Keck's research grantmaking extends nationwide, Southern California researchers have been stealing the spotlight lately. Here's what they have in common: a novel approach, a thirst for innovation, a willingness to take risks, the potential to break open new territory in their fields, and the practical global application of their experiments.
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Keck Observatory Completes $4 Million Campaign for Optics Fund

The W.M. Keck Observatory announced that they have completed a $4 million campaign that will aid astronomers in using adaptive optics imaging.

More than $3.7 million was donated by the Gordon and Betty Moore Foundation, the W.M. Keck Foundation, and The Bob and Renee Parsons Foundation in order to make improvements to the Keck II Laser Guide Star Adaptive Optics (LGS AO) system. The rest of the funds were made up of individual gifts from the Friends of the Keck Observatory.

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