extremely large telescope

The Giant Magellan Telescope’s 6th Mirror has Just Been Cast. One More to Go

Work has begun on the sixth and seventh mirror segments for the Giant Magellan Telescope, which will begin studying the…

7 months ago

Here’s the Extremely New Website for the Extremely Large Telescope

In the vein of “go big or go home,” the European Southern Observatory (ESO) has launched a stunning new website…

9 months ago

The European Extremely Large Telescope Just Got a 10% Budget Boost, Now Costing $1.5 Billion

Funding is an extremely important aspect of any large-scale science project.  The whims of financial controllers can greatly expand or…

10 months ago

An Extremely Large Hole has Been Dug for the Extremely Large Telescope

The ESO has broken ground on the Extremely Large Telescope, which will be the world's largest and most-advanced telescope once…

3 years ago

Next Generation Telescopes Could Use “Teleportation” to Take Better Images

According to a new study by an international team of scientists, quantum mechanics may allow for some truly-cutting edge astronomy…

3 years ago

New Video Shows Construction Beginning on the World’s Largest Telescope

A new video released by the ESO illustrates the construction of the Extremely Large Telescope, which will be the world's…

3 years ago

The Extremely Large Telescope

The European Southern Observatory (ESO) is planning on building a massive - and I do mean massive - telescope in…

12 years ago