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Patrick McCarthy

Vice President for Operations and External Relations, Giant Magellan Telescope

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Celebrating Astronomy Day with the Giant Magellan Telescope

Happy Astronomy Day, October 13, 2018! We salute humankind’s long history of stargazing by checking in on what will be our planet’s largest telescope. Patrick McCarthy is an astronomer and a leader of the Giant Magellan Telescope project. He returns with a report on the instrument’s status, followed by a fascinating tour of the GMT facility.

The Giant Magellan Telescope

Giant Magellan Telescope Director Patrick McCarthy. Emily Lakdawalla on Mars' acne. Bill Nye says a solar sail could test relativity.