Giant Magellan Telescope FAQs Answered by Experts
Your most frequently asked questions about the Giant Magellan Telescope answered by the experts that are building it. Skip ahead to the topics that interest you most:
Weizmann Institute of Science Joins the Giant Magellan Telescope
The Giant Magellan Telescope welcomes the Weizmann Institute of Science into its international consortium, joining thirteen members from five countries.
Major NSF grant accelerates development of the Giant Magellan Telescope
The GMTO Corporation has received a $17.5 million grant from the National Science Foundation (NSF) to accelerate the prototyping and testing of some of the most powerful optical and infrared technologies ever engineered.
24 Hours of Harvard: Are We Alone in the Universe?
Chilean astronomers and researchers from the Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics at Harvard University discuss the feasibility of identifying extraterrestrial life and how the Giant Magellan Telescope will be instrumental in changing our understandings of the universe.