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UA Announces Revolution in Mirror Making

William Borrelle

A University of Arizona (UA) astronomer has developed a revolutionary method to cast gigantic, yet relatively lightweight, monolithic glass mirrors. This technique is being used to construct an 8-m, f/1 infrared telescope to sit atop Arizona's Mount Graham, a site considered to be one of the best for astronomy in the country.

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Publish Date: 01 July 1985


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