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The Giant Mexican Telescope November 27, 2006

Posted by ionicflux in News, Science.
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Mexican President Vicente Fox has inaugurated a giant telescope that could help scientists uncover clues about the origins of the Universe.

The telescope, which resembles a gigantic satellite dish, sits high in the mountains of central Puebla state.

“This telescope will allow us to make fundamental discoveries about the formation and evolution of galaxies, about the formation and evolution of stars, and about the origin of the Universe itself,” National Astrophysics Institute Director Jose Guichard said during the inauguration. (more)

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