The Giant Magellan Telescope

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Posted August 8, 2013 by Johnny2x in Science

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My highly technical opinion of this massive telescope is that it will be able to see the shit out of stars!

It is pretty damn amazing actually. It’s 20 ton mirrors will allow us to see the far reaches of the universe at 10 times the resolution of the Hubble.

Real facts from Popsci.com:

The Giant Magellan Telescope (GMT) will be one of the largest telescopes ever made, and will allow scientists to observe distant realms in unprecedented detail. It will display the far reaches of the universe at 10 times the resolution of the Hubble Space Telescope, and will also be able to measure the spectra of these distant objects. The GMT, located in Chile’s Atacama Desert, will be completed in about 10 years and will require extraordinary precision and care.   – read more

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