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Septiembre 2016 – Español

Contenido Actualización de las obras de construcción Perfil de los miembros del Directorio: Anne-Marie Lansdown Modelo Computacional del viento en el Solicitud de Propuestas para la estructura principal del telescopio Conferencia Científica de la Comunidad GMT Bienvenido al boletín de septiembre Nuestro boletín periódico en español llega en esta ocasión en septiembre, mes en que MORE...

August 2016

Contents Construction Update Board Member Profile: Anne-Marie Lansdown CFD Modeling of the GMT site and enclosure Request for proposals for the telescope main structure GMT Community Science Meeting Welcome to the August newsletter Early summer has been busy for the project office. We held our first open house for family and friends of GMTO – MORE...

Marzo de 2016 – Español

To read this newsletter in English click here. Durante el primer trimestre del año 2016 comienza una emocionante transición para GMTO. La llegada del nuevo Gerente de Proyecto ha dado un fuerte impulso al equipo del mismo. Nos hemos instalado en nuestras nuevas oficinas, donde esperamos permanecer por largo tiempo, en el Noreste de Pasadena. MORE...

March 2016

Para leer este Boletín en español, haga clic aquí. The first quarter of 2016 marks an exciting transition time for GMTO. Our new Project Manager has settled in and is moving the project team forward. We have relocated to our new, and long-term, home in Northeast Pasadena. The fourth of seven giant mirrors for the MORE...

December 2015

In this edition: meet our new Project Manager, read about the Groundbreaking Ceremony, see video of the GMT's fourth mirror casting process, and learn about this year's Community Science Meeting. MORE...

Fall 2014

Edward Moses appointed as GMTO President The Board of Directors of the Giant Magellan Telescope Organization is pleased to announce the appointment of Edward I. Moses, Ph.D., as President of GMTO. Formerly the Principal Associate Director (PAD) of the Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory, Moses led the development of the National Ignition Facility (NIF), the largest MORE...

Winter 2014

In January, the GMT team completed two significant reviews, bringing the group closer to the start of the Construction and Commissioning Phase of the project. MORE...

Fall 2013

In late August, the third GMT primary mirror segment was successfully cast in the rotating furnace beneath Wildcat Stadium at the University of Arizona. MORE...

Summer 2013

The Giant Magellan Telescope will have to function as an extremely precise instrument in order to counter the earth’s rotation in 23 hours, 56 minutes and 4.1 seconds. MORE...

Winter 2013

GMT welcomes Bob Blum (NOAO), Julianne Dalcanton (U. Washington) and Megan Donahue (Michigan State) to the Scientific Advisory Committee. MORE...