University of Texas makes a $50M bet on new Magellan telescope

Stefanie Botelho's picture
Tuesday, March 18, 2014

In addition to the international consortium planning to build the Magellan telescope, which includes both UT and Texas A&M, competitors in California and Europe have also announced plans to build great astronomical instruments, each of which would be at least 10 times or more powerful than the Hubble Space Telescope.

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