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UA Mirror Lab to Cast Two Mirrors in One for the LSST

UA News March 2008 | Mirror Lab workers load 51,900 pounds of glass into mirror mold.  The University of Arizona's Steward Observatory Mirror Laboratory is about to cast a new kind of giant optic for a unique wide-field survey telescope, the Large Synoptic Survey Telescope. The telescope will be the widest, fastest, deepest eye of the new digital age.  more>