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This 2.4 million-pound telescope may help scientists determine the fate of our universe

The Giant Magellan Telescope (GMT) will weight 2.4 million-pounds and may to revolutionise our understanding of the universe. It uses seven giant mirrors to collect and focus the light to a point and eventually feeds into a series of sensitive instruments for complex analysis. 
Produced by Jacqui Frank. Original reporting by Jessica Orwig. 

 

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