Scientists at Colorado University look for funds to produce a telescope up to 1000 times more powerful than Hubble

January 27, 2015 6:41 AM

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The Hubble Space telescope which has given us some of the most detailed images of distant space till now because of its extremely high resolution, might soon be overshadowed. Scientists and the University of Colorado, Boulder are now working on a concept which could provide pictures up to 1,000 times sharper than those by Hubble if they can raise adequate funds required to go ahead with executing their plans.

The concept is being developed by NASA and the CU team in unison. The new proposed telescope consists of an “orbiting space telescope and an opaque disk in front of it that could be up to a half mile across and bends light to converge it in a central point,” says the Daily Mail.

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