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ENGRAVEr's mind under pressure - Dry run before Christmas 05 December 2018
The ENGRAVE collaboration finished their first dry run in preparation for the LIGO/VIRGO engineering run ER13 starting on 14 December. With new gravitational wave detections on the horizon four ENGRAVE operations teams tested for the first time telescope triggers, data reduction step-by-step procedure and their observation strategies and capabilities. We would like to thank all participants for their efforts! Read More ›

ENGRAVE collaboration meeting 28 August 2018
The first ENGRAVE all-hands meeting was held on 31st October 2018 at the Max Planck Institute for Extraterrestrial Physics in Garching. Thanks to our hosts Ting-Wan Chen, Tassilo Schweyer, Jan Bolmer for organising and Prof Kirpal Nandra for his generous support of the meeting. More details for participants are on our wiki Read More ›

ENGRAVE awarded VLT Large Programme 02 August 2018
ENGRAVE saw a successful start to its planned use of ESO’s Very Large Telescope with a substantial allocation of time in Period 102. ESO’s OPC awarded us time on UT1 to use NAC0 and FORS2, UT2 to employ X-SHOOTER and UT4 using HAWK-I and MUSE. Read More ›

ENGRAVE is formed 28 February 2018
The ENGRAVE (Electro-magnetic counterparts of gravitational waves at the Very Large Telescope) project was founded on 28th February 2018, with the establishment of the Governing Council and a set of founding principles. Read More ›