Construction begins on world’s largest optical telescope in the Atacama desert.
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The gigantic European Extremely Large Telescope compared with Giza Pyramids, the Statue of Liberty and the Colosseum in Rome.
In a new study, astronomers determined PDS 456, an extremely bright black hole known as a quasar more than 2 billion light-years away, sustains winds
ESO has given green light for European Extremely Large Telescope (E-ELT), of around one billion euros for the first phase of construction.
James Webb Space Telescope’s heart survives deep freeze test, after 116 days of being subjected to extremely frigid temperatures like that in space.
An impressive infographic comparison of optical telescope primary mirrors since 1893, to the European Extremely Large 39 meter Telescope at Cerro Armazones, in Chile, planned
The last antenna for the Atacama Large Millimeter/submillimeter Array (ALMA) project has just been handed over to the ALMA Observatory. By the end of the
The world’s largest optical/infrared telescope, the European Extremely Large Telescope (E-ELT), has been given the initial go-ahead to be built. The new ground-based telescope is
A new architectural concept drawing of ESO’s planned European Extremely Large Telescope (E-ELT) shows the telescope at work, with its dome open and its record-setting
In this special episode, prepared for their 50th anniversary, ESO is looking at one of the greatest quests that astronomers have pursued over the centuries: