The last required piece of the world's largest telescope takes shape at UArizona

Oct. 10, 2023
Loading glass into furnace for casting of GMT S7

Miriam Hoffmaster

The Richard F. Caris Mirror Laboratory will start fabrication of the seventh segment of the primary mirror necessary to complete the Giant Magellan Telescope. It marks a milestone in the search for other, potentially Earth-like planets and the exploration of the universe.  Read more