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What Can Giant Telescopes Reveal About Our Universe?

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Most of what we know about space has been observed through telescopes. Trace takes a deeper look at one of the biggest telescopes in the U.S. the Discovery Channel Telescope.

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"Astronomers are currently using the DCT to examine some of the most vexing mysteries of the solar system by probing deep into the Kuiper Belt, beyond the orbit of Neptune. They also aim to expand our knowledge of the universe, examining how dwarf galaxies evolve. It will observe the universe in two wavelengths: optical and near infrared."

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"Like a prism breaking up light into a rainbow, the spectrograph takes the incoming infrared light from a distant object and breaks it up into a spectrum. Each chemical element in the universe has its own light signature in the spectrum, like a unique fingerprint."


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