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Submission + - UK injects £88m into Euro bid to build Hubble-thrashing 'scope (theregister.co.uk)

iComp writes: "The UK will bung £88m towards the European Southern Observatory's £1bn project to build the world's largest telescope. The cash injection is on top of Blighty's annual £18m contribution to the ESO.

Construction of the ground-based European Extremely Large Telescope is underway and is expected to take ten years to complete. We're told the enormo-contraption will produce images 16 times sharper than the Hubble space 'scope, and should help answer some of the biggest questions facing modern astronomy."

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UK injects £88m into Euro bid to build Hubble-thrashing 'scope

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