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You’ve landed in our Crawford Building – where our scientists and engineers work on some of the world’s biggest and most ambitious telescopes, on land and in space

Find out what we do for…


The world’s biggest optical telescope on land

The Extremely Large Telescope


The world’s most ambitious telescope in space

The James Webb Space Telescope


The world’s biggest radio telescope that will gather more data than the current internet traffic of the entire world!

The Square Kilometre Array


The world’s most productive radio telescope observing the cold Universe

The Atacama Large Millimeter / submillimeter Array


A concept for a 50m diameter single dish low carbon footprint Submillimetre telescope mapping the universe at larger scales

The Atacama Large Aperture Submillimeter Telescope (AtLAST)