By: Yu Hsiao-han and Ko Lin
Taipei, Aug. 9 (CNA) A science documentary about the Taiwan-led Greenland
Telescope (GLT) project will make its world premiere at National Taiwan University’s (NTU) Astronomy Mathematics Building on Aug. 17, Academia Sinica announced Thursday.
“Dome of the Sky – Observing Black Holes from Greenland” is a documentary that captured the final installment of the GLT, a joint development project between Academia Sinica’s Institute of Astronomy and Astrophysics (ASIAA) and the Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics (CfA) in the United States, for the observation of super-massive black holes.
The GLT project was initiated in 2011, when the U.S. National Science Foundation presented the Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory (SAO) with a 12-meter radio antenna to deploy and operate in Greenland, according to Taiwan’s top research institution. [FULL STORY]