TITLE

Grand visions

AUTHOR(S)
Firth, Niall
PUB. DATE
August 2005
SOURCE
Engineer (00137758);8/8/2005, Vol. 293 Issue 7681, p20
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Focuses on the race of European and U.S. scientists and astronomers to develop the next generation of ground-based, super-sized telescopes. Launch of the science case for the design and development of a telescope by the European Southern Observatory in Garching, Germany; Efforts of U.S. scientists and astronomers in developing the Thirty-Meter Telescope which highlights a fundamental difference in tactics between the U.S. and Europe; Collaboration between Leicestershire, England-based optics company Zeeko and Cranfield University to develop machines capable of creating aspheric optics.
ACCESSION #
17969901

 

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