On 14 March Prof Harry van der Laan visited the ORM. Prof van der Laan was ESO's Director General in the eighties when the VLTs were conceived and designed. Earlier, he had been a key architect of the UK-NL partnership that led to the establishment of the Isaac Newton Group on La Palma. Van der Laan welcomed the plans for continued front-line instrumentation for the WHT.
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