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An Expanded View of the Universe

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An Expanded View of the Universe

Publisher: European Southern Observatory
Number of pages: 54

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The European Extremely Large Telescope (E-ELT) will address exciting new questions, and in the following sections we seek to give a flavour of the kind of fundamental questions that it will finally answer. The most exciting discoveries are probably those that we have not yet even imagined.

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