World’s Largest Telescope E-ELT: 39m mirror diameter, 798 segments, $1.2B cost

The world’s largest telescope is now set to be built in Chile, now that the project has received the green light from the European Southern Observatory’s Council. The ESOC was awaiting the final stages of funding before giving the project the “go ahead” even though parts of the project had been previously approved. This telescope … Continue reading World’s Largest Telescope E-ELT: 39m mirror diameter, 798 segments, $1.2B cost