Instrumentation Prize Talk - Plenary Talk

Tuesday, 19 September 2017, 11:50   (HS1)

``Es gibt nicht Gutes, außer man tut es'' - Reflections on progress in astronomical Instrumentation

A. Poglitsch1
1Max-Planck-Institut für extraterrestrische Physik, Garching

Progress in observational astronomy is critically depending on progress in instrumentation and observing techniques. I will share some thoughts (and questions) on how the community could create/maintain conditions which facilitate such developments.