Telescopes give the world insight into the Universe around us with the aim of not just examining the countless planets and stars throughout the universe but also to gain a better understanding of the nature of reality itself. So, it is always exciting to see a new telescope to join the global community.
Two months ahead of the originally planned 8-month schedule, excavations for the foundations of the Giant Magellan Telescope’s massive pier and enclosure are now complete. The Giant Magellan Telescope, or GMT, will be in a class of its own. Massive in size the telescope holds the promise of changing the way we look at the Universe.To read more, click here.