OREANDA-NEWS.  The creators of the telescope to report that after he is commissioned, you will be able to provide 10 times clearer images in comparison with the Hubble.

The construction of the Giant Magellan telescope (GMT) is an international initiative. The launch of the GMT will help scientists to more effectively search for life in the Universe.

As a light gathering element, the researchers will use the seven primary mirrors with a diameter of 8 m and a weight of 20 tons, the Researchers say that new telescope can collect light four times more efficiently than any other device in the world.

In many respects the complexity of Assembly associated with mirrors. Each primary segment should have a thickness of about a millionth of an inch. So, the installation process of the second segment took the developers almost seven years.