The Hale telescope at the Palomar Observatory in California. Photo: Handout
The Hale telescope at the Palomar Observatory in California. Photo: Handout
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Chinese and US scientists build bridges with cutting-edge Hale telescope project

  • Work to build an advanced spectrograph – which will help explore distant corners of the universe – is a rare example of cooperation between the two countries
  • The spectrograph, which splits light in a similar way to a prism, will double the telescope’s efficiency, according to researchers involved in the project

The Hale telescope at the Palomar Observatory in California. Photo: Handout
The Hale telescope at the Palomar Observatory in California. Photo: Handout
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