SCHOTT manufactured an extremely curved secondary mirror substrate made of ZERODUR® glass-ceramic in Mainz, Germany, for the ESO´s Extremely Large Telescope
For astronomers, broadening horizons literally means reaching for the stars. The European Southern Observatory (ESO) with its spectacular telescopes helps make this happen [...]
Researchers and developers are constantly working to the limits of what is technically feasible to come up with new findings and products, whether in search of new planets, in [...]
For more than half a century, ZERODUR® glass-ceramic has been ahead of its time. This is the unique success story of a material with a low thermal expansion, which has allowed [...]
The new issue of the technology magazine “solutions” looks into space – and to earth.
Video impressions on the ZERODUR® M1 cast for the Extremely Large Telescope.
With ELT, even a millionth of a millimeter counts.
Everything you need to know in 6 minutes
Astronomers are constantly looking for ways to obtain deeper insights of outer space so that they can further explore the universe. Technology such as the Extremely Large [...]