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New Telescope Brings Stars Closer to Earth

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New Telescope Brings Stars Closer to Earth

New Telescope Brings Stars Closer to Earth

New Telescope Brings Stars Closer to Earth

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A new observatory based on a 100-year-old concept is nearing completion outside Flagstaff, Ariz. The optical interferometer combines the light from several telescopes, providing a more detailed view of stars than any single telescope could produce on its own. NPR's Joe Palca reports for Morning Edition. June 14, 2002.

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