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Winter 2012

The second of GMT’s seven 8.4 meter (27-foot) diameter primary mirrors was cast on January 14th inside a rotating furnace at the University of Arizona’s Steward Observatory Mirror Laboratory. MORE...

Summer 2011

George P. Mitchell, founder of Mitchell Energy & Development Corp. and The Cynthia and George Mitchell Foundation, recently committed an unprecedented $25-million gift to the Giant Magellan Telescope (GMT) project. MORE...

Spring 2011

The Australian government has designated astronomy and space science a priority for investment, and is generously financing Australian participation both in Square Kilometre Array Pathfinders (ASKAP’s) and in the GMT project. MORE...

Winter 2011

The Korea Astronomy and Space Science Institute (KASI), established in 1974 as the national astronomical observatory of South Korea, is a government-funded research institute. MORE...

Fall 2010

The National Academy of Sciences has released the report of the 2010 Astronomy and Astrophysics Survey Committee. MORE...

More GMT News

The Giant Magellan Telescope Organization (GMTO) Corporation applauds the National Research Council’s (NRC) strong endorsement of the scientific case for the next generation of “Giant Segmented Mirror Telescopes (GSMT).” MORE...