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University of Tokyo inaugurates world’s highest observatory in Chile

InvestChile - May,7,2024

Located in the Atacama Region, at 5,640 meters above sea level, it houses a 6.5-meter optical-infrared telescope that took 26 years to plan and construct.  

Topics: Global services- Astronomy

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Chile to gather data from the heavens to solve problems on Earth

InvestChile - March,27,2019

The aim is to add value to astronomy’s main asset by bringing together its stock of data, which is currently dispersed around the world, and the algorithms used to obtain it. 

Topics: Astronomy- Astrodata

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Chile to be home to world’s largest gamma-ray observatory

InvestChile - December,27,2018

Europe's intergovernmental astronomy organization is expected to operate by 2025 the research complex in Paranal, which will be 20 times larger and 10 times more sensitive than the structures currently studying this type of radiation.

Topics: Astronomy

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Large LSST telescope starts to take shape in the north of Chile

InvestChile - October,1,2018

Its construction is the most advanced among the South American country’s three new mega observatories and it is expected to start operating in 2020.

Topics: Global services- Astronomy- Astrodata

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The project that seeks to position Chile as the leader in astrodata

InvestChile - August,29,2018

According to the government, observation of the universe from telescopes in Chile will, by 2022, generate as much data or more than Facebook and Twitter or Internet giants Google and YouTube, pushing out the boundaries of big data.

Topics: Astronomy- Astrodata

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