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2015-07-25: Prof. Chris Evans -- The World's Biggest Telescope Ever -- ESO and the E-ELT

London meeting, SOAS, 25 July 2015

European astronomers are building a telescope so large that it will be more powerful than all the other giant telescopes put together. Prof. Chris Evans, of the Astronomy Technology Centre in Edinburgh, describes the 39-metre European Extremely Large Telescope and what it should achieve. Talk given to the Society for Popular Astronomy in London on 25 July 2015.