Construction of 'Extremely Large Telescope' begins in Chile - RT

The hunt for habitable extraterrestrial planets will be given an optic boost as construction is underway in Chile on what will be the largest optical and infrared telescope on the planet – some five times bigger than the ones in use today. TrendsSpace ...

World's largest telescope being built in Chilean desert - Market Business News

The world's largest optical/infrared telescope – the European Southern Observatory's Extremely Large Telescope (ELT) – is being built in the Chilean desert. Construction on the giant telescope, which will be about five times bigger than the biggest ...

Building work starts on world's largest telescope - CBBC Newsround

Building work has started on the European Extremely Large Telescope - the largest telescope in the world! It's not in Europe though - instead it's being built on top of a mountain in the Atacama desert in Chile, South America. That's because the dry ...

European Extremely Large Telescope (E-ELT): Construction of the world's largest optical telescope starts in Chile - DoonWire (blog)

On Friday, Michelle Bachelet, the President of Chile, inaugurated the construction of the European Extremely Large Telescope (E-ELT), the world's largest optical telescope that will be located on mountain in the middle of the Atacama desert and will ...

Construction begins on European Extremely Large Telescope in Chilean desert - domain-B

Construction work on the European Extremely Large Telescope, in Chile got underway yesterday. On completion, the telescope will be the world's largest optical telescope, about five times larger than the top observatory instruments in use today.

Super telescope to explore the unknown - Innovators Magazine

This artist's rendering shows the Extremely Large Telescope in operation on Cerro Armazones in northern Chile. The telescope is shown using lasers to create artificial stars high in the atmosphere. The first stone ceremony for the telescope was ...

Began construction of the largest telescope in the world - www.MICEtimes.asia (press release)

The area of the dome exceeds the size of a football field. The start of the construction given by the President of Chile Michel Bachelet. The purpose of the telescope EELT will be the study of planets outside the Solar system. See also: The world ...

World's largest telescope in Chile desert will trounce Hubble with 16 times sharper images - International Business Times, India Edition

Once the construction is over, the European Extremely Large Telescope (E-ELT) will become the world's largest optical telescope, and will be operational in 2024. no photo · Kukil Bora. May 27, 2017 10:16 IST. World's largest telescope. Construction on ...