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Looking back 13 billion years

Posted on Monday, 20 February, 2006 | Comment icon 2 comments

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"In the biggest joint Mexico-US scientific venture ever, builders are finishing a monster telescope on top of a volcano that will let astronomers look back 13 billion years and uncover secrets about the creation of the universe."

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Comment icon #1 Posted by __Kratos__ on 22 February, 2006, 8:39
."We want Mexico to be in the vanguard of scientific advance, but it would be better if all the money came from nonmilitary sources," said Rosa Maria Aviles Nothing like being grateful for things. This is amazing how huge it is, and what it's going to give to our human knowledge about the beginnings of our universe. It's never been seen or anything... only really brought up in recent years. Surprised there isn't more coverage on this.
Comment icon #2 Posted by AztecInca on 22 February, 2006, 9:13
^I agree something this unique, large and powerful should have had far more coverage. It will allow us to discover so much more about this universe that we inhabit.

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