In The News
As a result of the prompt optical observation of the January 23rd event,
ROTSE still gets attention in the press. Most recently, NASA issued a press release listing our experiment as
one of their most significant achievements of 1999.
The press release also provides pointers to the NASA
Web pages describing ROTSE and our unique results.
A nice article featuring a number of remarkable modern astronomical instruments can be
found in "Scientific American Presents", a quarterly journal whose current issue
entitled "Extreme Engineering" includes an article by George Musser, "Seven
Wonders of Modern Astronomy". ROTSE is listed as the "swiftest".
The New York Academy of Sciences publishes a glossy
bi-monthly magazine, "The Sciences". The January/February issue will cover
recent GRB discoveries which will probably also contain some discussion of the ROTSE