Documentary on Greenland Telescope to premiere at NTU

Focus Taiwan
Date: 2018/08/09
By: Yu Hsiao-han and Ko Lin

Taipei, Aug. 9 (CNA) A science documentary about the Taiwan-led Greenland

Image taken from Greenland Telescope’s Facebook page

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]

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