UA/Steward Benefactor Richard F. Caris Has Died
From Steward Director Buell Jannuzi: "I am sorry to pass on the news that Richard F. Caris, our friend and valued supporter, passed away at his home on August 9, 2016. As you know, for more than 15 years Richard shared his curiosity, passion, and drive to get things done with Steward Observatory, Astronomy Camp, Mount Lemmon Sky Center, and most of all, the Mirror Lab. His philanthropic support helped initiate the LSST project and enabled the University of Arizona to become a founding partner of the Giant Magellan Telescope which, with an effective 25 m diameter primary mirror, will be the largest optical...
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