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Mountaintop Blasting Paves The Way For The Giant Magellan Telescope
2012-03-24 03:27:17

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.

Mirror Casting Event For Giant Magellan Telescope
2012-01-10 07:35:43

On January 14, 2012, the second 8.4-meter (27.6 ft) diameter mirror for the Giant Magellan Telescope (GMT) will be cast inside a rotating furnace at the University of Arizona’s Steward Observatory Mirror Lab (SOML) underneath the campus football stadium.

2011-07-25 12:53:00

PORTLAND, Maine, July 25, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Magellan Petroleum Corporation (the "Company" or "Magellan") (NASDAQ: MPET) (ASX: MGN) and Santos have now finalized discussions regarding an appropriate resolution of all remaining issues relating to the non-closure of the Evans Shoal transaction.

2011-06-23 07:00:00

SANTA CLARA, Calif., June 23, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Whether on the road for business or pleasure this summer, travelers seeking the most current local information can rely on the first Magellan RoadMate GPS with WiFi, the new Magellan® RoadMate® 5175T-LM GPS navigation device. The Magellan RoadMate 5175T-LM, available now, is a full-featured GPS navigator with a large 5" high-resolution touchscreen, and includes several unique applications that enable business travelers to locate local...

2011-02-01 14:28:00

TULSA, Okla., Feb. 1, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Magellan Midstream Partners, L.P. (NYSE: MMP) announced today that due to inclement weather in the Midwest, the partnership will reschedule its previously announced analyst call to Thurs., Feb. 3.

2010-06-08 08:00:00

SANTA CLARA, Calif., June 8 /PRNewswire/ -- Magellan, one of the leading GPS brands, offers the Magellan RoadMate 1700 as a solution to the navigation challenges facing drivers of larger vehicles.

2010-02-03 11:55:00

Astronomers have found the first clear evidence of a binary quasar within a pair of actively merging galaxies.

2009-09-17 08:00:00

NEW YORK and SANTA CLARA, Calif., Sept. 17 /PRNewswire/ -- Magellan, one of the leading GPS brands, today unveiled the new Magellan RoadMate 1700, the latest addition to its award-winning RoadMate series.

2009-02-06 10:40:00

Nine astronomical research organizations from the United States, Australia and Korea have signed an official agreement to construct and operate the Giant Magellan Telescope, or GMT, at Las Campanas Observatory in Chile, the Giant Magellan Telescope Corp announced today.

2004-12-13 16:58:47

The Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics (CfA) has taken a key step toward the goal of building and operating a large next-generation telescope through its participation in the joint Giant Magellan Telescope (GMT). The GMT will have a diameter of about 83 feet (25.4 meters), about as wide as the 2004 Christmas tree in Rockefeller Center, New York, is tall.

Word of the Day
  • Stoppage; cessation (of labor).
  • A standing still or idling (of mills, factories, etc.).
The word chomage comes into English from French.]