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New spectrometer called NEID comes online to help search for extrasolar planets.

NEID installed on the WIYN telescope at the Kitt Peak National Observatory, detects exoplanets by measuring the star "wobble."

TACC assists NEID with supercomputers and expertise for daily analysis of 150 gigabytes of light data.

NSF-funded Tapis API integrated into fully automated computational pipeline for NEID data.


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