Telescope Mirror Casting Strengthens Scientific Ties Between U.S. and Mexico

Aug. 12, 2009

UA News August 2009 | Partners in the binational telescope project plan a synoptic sky survey at infrared wavelengths.  A binational collaboration of astronomers from Mexico and the United States gathered at the University of Arizona Steward Observatory Mirror Laboratory in Tucson today to witness the casting of a 6.5-meter mirror they plan to use in a new infrared survey.  more>