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To infinity and beyond—This glass is going places after building world’s largest telescope

By April Gocha / November 10, 2017

The Giant Magellan Telescope, when completed and operational in 2023, will be the world’s largest telescope—but to build a giant, incredible telescope, you first need to build giant, incredible mirrors. And that process is currently underway at the Richard F. Caris Mirror Lab at the University of Arizona.

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Mind readers: ‘Glass brain’ makes big debut at SXSW, but does it actually reveal our thoughts?

By Jessica McMathis / March 16, 2014

The Glass Brain project showcased at the SXSW interactive festival provides a crystal-clear picture of what’s happening in our heads.

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COSMOS is back, with Neil deGrasse Tyson in Carl Sagan’s seat

By April Gocha / March 7, 2014

The iconic 1980s series “Cosmos” returns this weekend–with astrophysicist Neil deGrasse Tyson as the new host, “Cosmos” has big ambitions.

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