Construction starts on the world's largest optical telescope - Engadget

After several years of planning and no shortage of financial anxiety, construction has officially started on the Extremely Large Telescope. Contractors are now building the main structure and dome of the Chile-based observer ahead of its initial ...

Construction of the world's largest telescope begins in Chile - Pulse Headlines

The construction of the European Southern Observatory's Extremely Large Telescope (ELT) has begun in the Chilean desert, on the top of the Cerro Armazones. Once it is finished, it would become the world's largest optical/infrared telescope able to take ...

European Extremely Large Telescope: Could World's Largest Telescope Help In Search For Alien Life? - The Inquisitr

Once construction is completed on the European Extremely Large Telescope (E-ELT), it should more than live up to its name. But the telescope promises to offer much more than just size, as it has the potential to go above and beyond what the Hubble ...

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 ...

Human Milestone! Construction Begins on the Enormous 'Extremely Large Telescope' --"Will Make Discoveries We ... - The Daily Galaxy (blog)

Scientists are a step closer to understanding the inner-workings of the universe following the laying of the first stone, and construction starting on the world's largest optical and infrared telescope. With a main mirror 39 meters in diameter, the ...

Construction of world's largest telescope, dubbed E-ELT, starts in Chile - Blasting News

Construction of European Extremely Large Telescope (#E-ELT), the world's largest optical and infrared telescope, has finally started in Chile. On Friday, Michelle Bachelet, the President of Chile, inaugurated the construction work of this telescope ...

Construction begins on world's largest telescope in Chilean desert - AOL

ATACAMA DESERT, Chile (Reuters) - Construction began in Chile on Friday on the European Extremely Large Telescope, which when completed will be the world's largest optical telescope, some five times larger than the top observing instruments in use ...

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 ...

World's Largest Optical Telescope in Making at Chile - Microfinance Monitor

The world's largest optical telescope, the European Extremely Large Telescope (EELT), is being built in Chile which is emerging as the future capital of space monitoring infrastructure. The E-ELT will be the largest optical/near-infrared telescope in ...

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 ...

Scientists Inching Closer Toward Construction Of World's First Super Telescope - Tech Times

The ESO and researchers from Oxford University laid down the first stone for the Extremely Large Telescope's construction. The completed ELT will sport a main mirror measuring 128 feet in diameter. ( European Extremely Large Telescope ). The first ...

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 ...

Michelle Bachelet, President of Chile inaugurates construction of the largest telescope in the world - Tech2 (blog)

Chilean President Michelle Bachelet inaugurated the construction of the world's largest optical and infrared telescope, to be located at the Paranal Observatory in the Antofagasta region. “Here in the Atacama Desert, one of the most symbolic places of ...

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 ...

World's largest telescope sets sights on 2024 unveiling - Deutsche Welle

Construction has started in Chile on the world's largest optical telescope. From 2024, the European Southern Observatory involving 16 nations should have the best lens yet to find habitable extraterrestrial planets. Chile Extremely Large Telescope (ELT ...