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500-000-euro-to-equip-the-new-4most-instrument Prof. Jochen Liske of the Hamburger Sternwarte has been awarded 500.000 Euro by the German funding agency Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft to equip the new 4MOST instrument with an additional low-resolution spectrograph. 4MOST is a new wide-field spectroscopic survey facility under development for the 4-m-class VISTA telescope at Paranal Observatory in Chile. It will be the largest facility of its kind in the Southern hemisphere and address today's most pressing astronomical questions in the fields of Galactic archaeology, high-energy astrophysics, galaxy evolution and cosmology. 4MOST is currently under construction by an international consortium of 15 institutes, of which the Hamburger Sternwarte is a leading member. The design of 4MOST...