Extremely Large Sparse Aperture Telescopes
Aden and Marjorie Meinel
Concepts for the next generation of extremely large telescopes are being studied by national and international consortia. The reality of diminishing fiscal resources presents new challenges. What about a sparse or almost-filled aperture telescope? Could it meet the requirements of scientists at lower cost?
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