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New Telescope Promises To Revolutionize Astronomy

Large Synoptic Survey Telescope under construction on Cerro Pachón in Chile
Joe Palca
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NPR
Large Synoptic Survey Telescope under construction on Cerro Pachón in Chile

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Joe Palca is a science correspondent for NPR. Since joining NPR in 1992, Palca has covered a range of science topics — everything from biomedical research to astronomy. He is currently focused on the eponymous series, "Joe's Big Idea." Stories in the series explore the minds and motivations of scientists and inventors. Palca is also the founder of NPR Scicommers – A science communication collective.