Mountaintop Explosion Signals Start of Huge Telescope’s Construction

admin

Officials with the European Southern Observatory made way for the future European-Extremely Large Telescope on June 19, 2014 with a modest explosive blast atop a mountain in Chile. Credit: ESO View full size image A modest mountaintop blast in Chile today (June 19) kicked off construction of the largest optical/infrared telescope ever built on Earth. Officials with the European Southern Observatory (ESO) detonated explosives atop Cerro Armazones, a 9,842-foot (3,000 meters) peak in the Atacama Desert in Chile. The astronomy organization — a…

Next Post

Cricket: Black Caps survive to stumps - New Zealand Herald


Cricket Country (blog)

Cricket: Black Caps survive to stumps
New Zealand Herald
West Indies bowler Sulieman Benn, middle, is congratulated by teammates after taking the wicket of New Zealand's batsman Jimmy Neesham. Photo / AP. The Black Caps have pushed the second test against the West Indies to a fifth and final day thanks to ...
West Indies vs New Zealand Live Cricket Score, 2nd Test, Day 4: New Zealand ...Cricket Country (blog)
Cricket: West Indies edge closer to squaring New Zealand seriesChannel News Asia
Cricket: Struggling NZ take test into last dayOtago Daily Times
Times of Oman -TVNZ -Reuters UK
all 236 news articles »