Blasting a mountain top to build world's 'biggest' telescope

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PostSat Jun 21, 2014 9:01 pm » by Evildweeb


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PostSat Jun 21, 2014 9:13 pm » by DarkHeart


Is that the best name they could come up with for it :lol:

Wonder how they are going to make a mirror that big & what out of ?

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In sections obviously but making the sections as parts is one heck of a job.

Real hardcore astronomers often buy glass blanks & grind their own mirrors, the blanks cost thousands for anything much over a foot in diameter & it takes ages to do the grinding too.
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PostSun Jun 22, 2014 1:34 am » by Slith


Chaindrive wrote:The waiting list will be 3 years long, and youll only have 5 minutes to actually play with it before they kick you off it.. *scoff* Id wait to use the James Webb telescope..

Now when their BOTH up and running... you think that somebody would be smart enough to sync them together and see what happens.. a pair of binoculars 1.5 million km apart.. Id would be VERY eager to see what they get from that. And then sync THAT to the VLA in New Mexico... it would be like "WOW!"


True.

Yet I wonder why they blasted a mountain top. Not like their getting any closer. :lol:
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PostSun Jun 22, 2014 1:49 am » by Phoenix rising


Not as flat as this mountain top done thousands of years ago at Nazca... :flop:

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PostSun Jun 22, 2014 1:56 am » by Slith


Phoenix rising wrote:Not as flat as this mountain top done thousands of years ago at Nazca... :flop:

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Nice post.

Sure makes you think, doesn't it?

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PostSun Jun 22, 2014 1:58 am » by Crotchrocket


It only cost 1 billion and we waited this long? Sad.
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PostSun Jun 22, 2014 2:00 am » by Phoenix rising


Double head-scratch time slith :headscratch: :headscratch:


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PostSun Jun 22, 2014 2:04 am » by Slith


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haha. My choice of baldness is by choice.......mostly anyways :roll:
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