Casting a $20 million mirror for the World’s Largest Telescope. Building a mirror for any giant telescope is no simple feat.
The Giant Magellan Telescope, set to be the largest optical telescope in the world.
Construction begins on world’s largest optical telescope in the Atacama desert.
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
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China has to relocate almost 10,000 people from the vicinity of the world’s largest radio telescope that is building, to guarantee its effectiveness.
Construction just broke ground on the Giant Magellan Telescope (GMT). When finished, it’ll be the largest in the world, and up to 10x sharper than
The 3.2-gigapixel, world’s largest digital camera, at the heart of the Large Synoptic Survey Telescope (LSST), approved by the Department of Energy to start construction.
ESO has given green light for European Extremely Large Telescope (E-ELT), of around one billion euros for the first phase of construction.