DESI awarded $1.1M from the Heising-Simons Foundation

We are pleased to announce that the Heising-Simons foundation has awarded $1.15M to the DESI Project.  The purpose of the award will be to fabricate the long-lead optics of the corrector (C1 and C4).  We expect to receive the funds shortly. (Today At Berkeley Lab, October 20, 2014)