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Renovations to the Very Large Telescope Aim for a Glimpse of a Life Sustaining Planet
The European Southern Observatory has secured funding to make improvements to its Very Large Telescope (or VLT) with the hope of getting a better look at Proxima B. First spotted last year in the Alpha Centauri system, Proxima B is the closest potentially life sustaining exoplanet we’ve seen so far.
The Giant Magellan Telescope in Chile, seen in an artist's conception, is expected to be complete in 2021.GMTO