India joins 5-nation project to build world's biggest telescope

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    India joins 5-nation project to build world's biggest telescope | Business Standard News

    IANS | Washington October 11, 2014 Last Updated at 10:08 IST

     
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    Caltech, 2014/03/04

    Gary Sanders: The Thirty Meter Telescope: How California, Canada, China, India and Japan are Working Together to Build a Next Generation Extremely Large Telescope

    Abstract: The Thirty Meter Telescope on Mauna Kea, Hawaii will open the next generation of optical and infrared telescopes. This talk will describe the scientific reach enabled by the unprecedented light collection and the diffraction limited resolution of a 30 meter aperture. A collaboration of Caltech, University of California and Canada, China, India and Japan, TMT is being developed and will be constructed and operated as an international observatory serving its Asia-America communities. The talk will review the design, technology development across the international partnership, and the first steps toward construction.
    Seminar by Gary Sanders: the Thirty Meter Telescope - YouTube
     
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    Awesome, any science and technological cooperation is a good thing for India, especially with the USA.
     
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    ISRO should put it in orbit to replace Hubble.
     
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    hehehe you must be saying whats this india is blabbing about mars mission and isro this and isro that ,like its some big deal ,we americans did that hundreds of times,

    3 decades ago even launching of simple satellite used to be big event or news in india,now isro launches satellite like every 6 months and nobody gives a sh*t.:rofl::laugh::lol:
     

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