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Big Bang on Earth: Blasting a Mountaintop to Mine the Sky

23 Mar 2012, 20:05 UTC
Big Bang on Earth: Blasting a Mountaintop to Mine the Sky

March 23, 2012: Astronomers have begun to blast 3 million cubic feet of rock from a mountaintop in the Chilean Andes to make room for what will be the world's largest telescope when completed near the end of the decade.

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