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Prior Releases

  • 2014 September 5
    Cosmologists probe beyond the Big Bang [Cornell Chronicle]

  • 2014 January 16
    Chilean government grants land for giant telescope [Cornell Chronicle]

  • 2014 January 13
    Comienzan obras de parque astronómico [El Mercurio De Antofagasta]

  • 2014 January 10
    CCAT: El nuevo megatelescopio que estará en Atacama [CNN Chile]

  • 2014 January 10
    Atacama concentrará telescopios a major altura del mundo [El Mercurio]

  • 2014 January 9
    Inauguran parque astronómico mas grande y a mayor altura del mundo [La Tercera]

  • 2013 May 13
    CCAT telescope in Chile reaches major milestone [Cornell Chronicle]

  • 2011 August 26
    CCAT recibe financiamiento de NSF para iniciar obras de ingeniería [Associated Universities, Inc.]

  • 2011 August 21
    Chile contará con el radiotelescopio de mayor alcance en el mundo [La Tercera, Santiago]

  • 2011 April 7
    Western researchers heading back in time [University of Western Ontario]

  • 2011 March 29
    U of C joins telescope project [Calgary Herald]

  • 2011 March 29
    Seven Canadian universities join the Caltech and Cornell-led consortium to build world’s largest and most-precise telescope at Chilean desert [Cornell]

  • 2011 March 28
    Astronomers hope telescope unlocks secrets of universe  [Toronto Globe and Mail]

  • 2011 March 28
    Canadian Universities Join Consortium to Build Telescope in Chile [Caltech]

  • 2011 January 21
    Jeff Zivick appointed CCAT Project Manager

  • 2010 December 16
    New Telescope in Chile to Witness Birth of Galaxies [space.com]

  • 2010 November 15
    Millonario aporte para construir telescopio gigante [El Mercurio, Antofagasta]

  • 2010 November 15
    Young ’64 Donates $11 Million to Fund Chile Telescope Project [Cornell Daily Sun]

  • 2010 November 12
    Cornell receives interstellar boost [Ithaca Journal]

  • 2010 November 12
    $11M gift for Atacama telescope will help astronomers answer fundamental questions about galaxy, star formation [Cornell Chronicle]

  • 2010 October
    US astronomy community sets plan to fit tight times [Physics Today]

  • 2010 August 16
    NRC Recommends Three Astronomy/Astrophysics Projects with Potential Major Caltech Roles [Caltech]

  • 2010 August 16
    Telescope Project Involving CU-Boulder Selected as Top Priority for Construction [U. Colorado]

  • 2010 August 16
    Proposed Cornell telescope project in Chile gets key boost [Cornell Chronicle]

  • 2010 August 16
    Telescope Project Strongly Endorsed by National Science Panel [Spaceref]

  • 2010 August 13
    Projects recommended by the survey [Nature]

  • 2010 August 13
    Report Identifies Top Priorities for Astronomy and Astrophysics in the Coming Decade [National Academy of Sciences]

  • 2009 October 30
    CCAT Takes the Torch [Caltech Engineering and Science]

  • 2009 May 19
    The Great Exo-Planet Search: Chile's World Space-Observatory Headquarters [Daily Galaxy]

  • 2009 May 1
    Space gazer to be removed [Hawaii Tribune-Herald]

  • 2009 April 30
    Caltech Submillimeter Observatory in Hawaii to be Decommissioned [Caltech]

  • 2007 September
    Submillimeter Telescope [Physics Today]

  • 2007 August 13
    Chile's Atacama Desert-World's Space-Observatory Mecca [Daily Galaxy]

  • 2007 August 6
    An Eye For Cosmic Clues [Tampa Tribune]

  • 2007 July 27
    Plans look promising for Chilean telescope [Pasadena Star-News]

  • 2007 July 27
    Partirán obras del telescopio vecino a Alma [El Mercurio, Santiago]

  • 2007 July 25
    International Consortium Is Created to Build World's Largest Submillimeter Telescope [Caltech]

  • 2007 May 21
    Todo listo para construcción de telescopio gigante [El Mercurio, Antofagasta]

  • 2007 May 18
    CU to help build Chilean telescope [Daily CameraBoulder]

  • 2007 May 17
    CU-Boulder To Partner With Cornell, Cal Tech On $100 Million Telescope In Chilean Desert [U. Colorado]

  • 2007 May 16
    Two more institutions sign agreement to advance Cornell Caltech Atacama Telescope project to 'revolutionize astronomy' [Cornell Chronicle]

  • 2007 February 7
    Luz verde a construcción de gigantesco telescopio [El Mercurio, Antofagasta]

  • 2007 February 5
    C.U. Teams Up to Build Telescope [Cornell Daily Sun]

  • 2006 May 1
    Cornell-Caltech Atacama telescope promises clues about formation of the universe [Cornell Chronicle]

  • 2006 April 30
    Así construiran el telescopio mas alto del mundo [El Mercurio, Antofagasta]

  • 2004 March 18
    CU and Caltech will collaborate on plans for telescope in Chile [Cornell Chronicle]

  • 2004 March 16
    Cornell, Caltech To Build Scope [Cornell Daily Sun]

  • 2004 March 9
    Caltech, Cornell announce new $2-million study for building giant submillimeter telescope [Caltech]

  • 2004 March 9
    Cornell and Caltech agree to study building of new sub-millimeter telescope in high mountain plateau in Chile [Cornell Chronicle]

  • 2002 November 2002
    Cornell alumnus to help fund "ambitious program" to build infrared telescope in the high Chilean Andes [Cornell Chronicle]