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Worlds Largest Telescope

WATCH LIVE: A Mountaintop Needs To Blow Up To Make Room For New Telescope

Space.com | Miriam Kramer | Posted 06.19.2014 | Science

An astronomy organization will blast away the top of a mountain to make room for a giant telescope today (June 19), and you can watch the blast live o...

World's Biggest Telescope To Be Built Atop Mountain

Posted 06.13.2012 | Science

By: SPACE.com Staff Published: 06/12/2012 03:04 PM EDT on SPACE.com A European project to build the largest optical telescope on Earth took a bi...

Colossal Telescope Will Be 15 Times Larger Than Next Biggest

Posted 01.04.2012 | Science

What do you call a telescope with a 32-foot mirror that cost €130 million to build? A pipsqueak. At least that's what the massive Gran Telescopio Ca...

UWisconsin Scientists Build World's Largest Telescope

The Daily Cardinal | Posted 05.25.2011 | College

In one of the coldest places on Earth, UW-Madison scientists are building the world's largest telescope to search for some of the universe's smallest ...