World’s largest telescope could show us the origins of the universe as soon as 2021

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Atop the arid plateau of the Atacama Desert in Chile, the largest telescope in the world broke ground on Wednesday , beginning a project that will last six years and result in unprecedented views of the outer reaches of our solar system . The Giant Magellan Telescope is slated to be operational by 2021, when it will be capable of peering into the deepest of black holes, capturing images that are 10 times clearer than those sent back to Earth by the Hubble space telescope. Magellan represents not just a giant mirror surface, but also a giant leap forward in telescope technology. In fact, scientists believe Magellan just might reveal the origins of the universe. Read the rest of World’s largest telescope could show us the origins of the universe as soon as 2021

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World’s largest telescope could show us the origins of the universe as soon as 2021

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