2010-Oct-17: VERITAS re-detection of VHE emission from the high-mass X-ray binary system LS I +61 303 is reported in  The Astronomers' Telegram #2948, here .

 


 

2010-Aug-11: VERITAS discovery of VHE emission from the blazar 1ES 1440+122, reported in  The Astronomers' Telegram #2786, here .

 


 

2010-Jul-26: A painting of the VERITAS site, presented to Trevor Weekes by the artist Art Dahlstrand (photo credit: Steve Criswell).

 

                                                                                 VERITAS painting presentation

 

Here's a close-up of the painting (photo credit: Steve Criswell); click on the picture for a larger image. 

                                                                            Dahl Strand painting

 

 


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July 2010: The VERITAS collaboration is deeply saddened by the recent death of Simon Swordy. Simon was a leading light of VERITAS, a dear friend and an esteemed colleague. We extend our deepest sympathies to his family. 

See the University of Chicago press release here.

We invite you to post stories or remembrances of Simon here

A memorial for Simon will be held at the University of Chicago on November 18/19, see here

 

 

 

 

 


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2010-Jun-10: An update on recent VERITAS SNR and PWN results, including the discovey of VHE emission from Tycho's Supernova Remnant (G120.1+1.4).