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ESO set to build world`s biggest telescope

Last Updated: Wednesday, June 13, 2012, 12:37

The ESO Council has approved the start of the European Extremely Large Telescope (E-ELT) Programme -- the world`s biggest eye on the sky - at its meeting in Garching, Germany.

World’s biggest optical telescope project to go ahead

Last Updated: Tuesday, June 12, 2012, 12:16

The world’s largest optical telescope, a 1.1 billion-euro project, is slated to go ahead after getting support from most of the members of the European organization.

World`s largest telescope underway to spot aliens

Last Updated: Monday, October 03, 2011, 19:00

British scientists have taken on the leading role in building critical scientific instruments for the world’s biggest optical telescope worth 1 billion pounds which will hunt for life in other galaxies.