Giant Magellan Telescope Begins

July 5th, 2005 | Filed under: Future, Mechanical Tech, Photography, Technology | No Comments »

Production on the Giant Magellan Telescope has begun with the casting of its 7 mirrors which will act as a single mirror with a diameter of 83 feet (25.4 meters) giving the telescope 10 times the resolution of the Hubble Telescope. Completion of the telescope is expected by 2016.

via New Scientist

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