Building the World's Biggest Telescopes

Dr. Jonathan Crass

Tuesday February 4th 2020 - 7:00 pm ET

101 Jordan Hall of Science

The night sky offers us a window to the most distant edges of the Universe. To study and understand it requires astronomers to push the boundaries of technology, building ever more complex instruments and larger and larger telescopes. Join us as Jonathan Crass, research assistant professor, describes just how we build the largest telescopes today, what it takes to keep them running, and some of the cutting-edge science they deliver.

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