A massive radio telescope for use in space observation was unveiled Sunday at the foot of Sheshan Mountain in Shanghai, China.
The telescope will be used to track and collect data from satellites and space probes.
Deutsche Welle (July 21, 2013) Known as the E-ELT for short, the European Extremely Large Telescope will be located at the European Southern Observatory, the ESO. At the moment, parts of the spyglass are being assembled in ... watch video
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Reuters - News Video Online (July 3, 2016) China puts the finishing touches to what will be the world's biggest radio telescope, to help hunt for extraterrestrial life. Rough cut (no reporter narration).
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Newsy (June 25, 2016) The Hubble Space Telescope just got a bump in funding that will keep it running even after the new James Webb Space Telescope launches in a few years.
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