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China invests in the hunt for aliens with world’s largest radio telescope

The last of 4,450 triangular panels was installed to complete the world’s largest single-aperture radio telescope, located in China’s Guizhou Province. A monument of China’s dedication to th

Thousands Of Chinese Residents Evacuated For World’s Largest Telescope

Over 9,000 Chinese residents will be evacuated from their homes in order to create a radio-quiet zone for the world’s largest telescope. The telescope, known as the Five-hundred-meter Aperture Spher

World's largest telescope to open in Chile

<img src="http://www.crunchgear.com/wp-content/uploads/2010/04/chiletelescope.jpg" />The European Southern Observatory will construct <a HREF="http://www.space.com/news/worlds-largest-telescope-chile-

Shh! World's largest radio telescope network goes live

<img src="http://www.crunchgear.com/wp-content/uploads/2009/11/parkes-radio-telescope_john-sarkissian.jpg" />The world's largest array of radio telescopes are joining together for 24 hours in order to

The $100 Million Telescope

When countries like the UK and USA unite for science, the opportunity for discovery doubles. A new $100 million telescope is now a joint project between the two countries with plans for a 2013 complet