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India Launches its Biggest Telescope MAST in Udaipur

In a groundbreaking achievement, India uncovered the biggest telescope of the nation namely “Multi Application Solar Telescope” (MAST) at the Udaipur Solar Observatory on Tuesday. Udaipur Solar Observatory (USO) belongs to the group of six sites around the world known as the Global Oscillations Network Group (GONG). MAST was put into action in order for USO to carry out a ...

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Will China’s Largest Radio Telescope Eclipse Other Telescope Projects?

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The 500-meter Aperture Spherical Telescope (FAST) from China will be the world’s largest and most sensitive radio telescope when it it is completed by 2016 in a natural basin in Pingtang County, Guizhou Province at a cost of $110 million. The FAST telescope will be three times more sensitive than the Arecibo Observatory, with 4,600 triangular panels, utilizing a natural ...

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