8 Jun 2016

Mega telescope to map the stars

From Jesse Mulligan, 1–4pm, 1:22 pm on 8 June 2016

It could be one of the most ambitious astronomy projects, and it's underway, with the help of a team of New Zealanders. The Large Synoptic Survey Telescope (LSST), is being built in northern Chile.

It's aim, is to answer some of the universe's biggest questions.

Auckland University's Head of Physics, Professor Richard Easther, is part of the research team.