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Korea joins world's biggest astronomical telescope construction

Korea is taking part in a global project to build the world’s largest astronomical telescope in Chile, the nation’s astronomy research institute said Wednesday. Korea Astronomy & Space Science Institute (KASI) said the Giant Magellan Telescope Organization (GMTO), joined by 10 global institutes including KASI, has started construction of the Giant Magellan Telescope on top of a mountain in Chile called “Las Campanas.” “It is a great honor to join the construction of the world’s largest telescope. The institute will expand [...]

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Korea joins world's biggest astronomical telescope construction

Korea is taking part in a global project to build the world’s largest astronomical telescope in Chile, the nation’s astronomy research institute said Wednesday. Korea Astronomy & Space Science Institute (KASI) said the Giant Magellan Telescope Organization (GMTO), joined by 10 global institutes including KASI, has started construction of the Giant Magellan Telescope on top of a mountain in Chile called “Las Campanas.” “It is a great honor to join the construction of the world’s largest telescope. The institute will expand [...]

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