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A Battle Of Giant Telescopes

A Battle Of Giant Telescopes
Have you ever wondered why some telescopes are launched into space while others are built on remote mountain tops? What is actually the best for astronomy?


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Posted by nova on February 27, 2011
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Posted by pdpete on February 27, 2011 at 6:33 pm
Nice video explains the cooperation between land based and space telescopes,i had read a short article on this very subject not too long ago the video was better.
Posted by Tibor on February 27, 2011 at 7:50 pm
There are so many different sizes and shapes of the most fundamental instrument known to astronomy. I really have to agree that there isn't one that is "better" than the others. Collectively, they give us a glimpse to the most faint, or distant, objects in our universe.
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