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Giant Magellan Telescope: U Arizona finishing first, casting second of seven 8.4-meter mirrors

By Eileen De Guire / January 19, 2012

Artist’s rendering of mirror arrangement for Giant Magellan Telescope in Chile. Credit: GMT. “Mirror, mirror on the wall/Who’s the best mirror maker of them all?” In the story of Snow White, the magic mirror is an important supporting character. It sees into places its interrogator cannot and reports back on the who, what and where…

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