Behind the Scenes: Visiting the World’s Largest Digital Camera and Optical Lens

A couple of weeks ago, we shared some photos of the world’s largest optical lens, which had just been shipped to the SLAC laboratory in Menlo Park, CA, where it would be joined with the world’s largest digital camera. Unfortunately, we obviously weren’t actually there for the reveal of this record breaking lens, but YouTube channel Physics Girl was. For those of you who haven’t followed our coverage of the Large Synoptic Survey Telescope (LSST), here are the cliff notes. The LSST will live on a mountain in Chile, where…

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