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Telescopes of the future

Telescopes of the future – BBC News

As India launches its first space telescope, BBC News looks at some of the innovations getting astronomers excited. The world’s current telescopes – both on the ground and in space – have expanded our understanding of the universe and provided some remarkable images of our own galaxy and beyond.
But over the next decade a new generation of incredibly powerful observatories are to be built which will allow us to study further into the universe and with far greater clarity.