World’s Largest Telescope Receives Green Light to Begin Construction

Julia Mariani

The European Southern Observatory (ESO) team received approval to begin building a revolutionary telescope atop the Cerro Armazones in Chile’s Atacama Desert, officials stated Thursday, December 4th.  The ground-breaking technology of this telescope, projected to be completed by 2024, lives up to its grand name: The European Extremely Large Telescope (E-ELT). The […]

New Earths

(Image Credit: NASA) Imagine waking up one day with the knowledge that an exoplanet similar to earth exists. An exoplanet is any planet found outside of our solar system. The Kepler Space Telescope has discovered many possible Earth-like exoplanets. In fact, two candidates are within one solar system (2 for […]

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