TMT Project: The "Thirty Meter Telescope" just got a building site granted. With a primary segmented mirror made up of 492 smaller mirrors this billion dollar project will be able to take pictures of extrasolar planets with a resolution 12 times sharper than its space based companion the Hubbel Telescope. Building start is about April 2014 on Mauna Kea, Hawaii.

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