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This telescope can see a car from the moon -- here's what it could find in space

In 2016, the European Southern Observatory’s Very Large Telescope achieved “first light” on its new optics system, shooting four lasers into the sky for the first time. Their next telescope can do even more, and has an even more impressive name: the “European Extremely Large Telescope”.

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