Telescope

When I was younger the largest telescope in the world with the 200″ (~16.6 feet) telescope at Palomar. Each mirror for the telescope described in the link below is 1.6 times the diameter of the Palomar telescope and when fully assembled the telescope will be nearly 5 times as large.

Read more about it at A giant telescope 80 feet in diameter to capture the Universe on Kurzweil Accelerating Intelligence.

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