Topic: Chile

Giant Magellan Telescope Breaks Ground in Chile

Nov. 11, 2015
GMT artist's concept

The McDonald Observatory, along with an international group of universities and research institutions, celebrate groundbreaking for telescope that will address key questions in cosmology, astrophysics and more. 

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Latitudes

April 16, 2012
Latitudes

School of Architecture students and faculty joined architects from across the Americas in conversations about what defines modern American architecture.

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Preparation for World's Largest Telescope to be Streamed Online

March 22, 2012

Event:  The detonation of a mountain peak at The Carnegie Institution's Las Campanas Observatory in Chile to begin site preparation for the construction of the Giant Magellan Telescope (GMT) will be live-streamed to the general public.

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Experts Available to Discuss Japanese Earthquake and Tsunami

March 11, 2011

University experts are available to talk on today's earthquake in Japan, the tsunami affecting the Pacific region, and safety issues related to construction and nuclear engineering in Japan.

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Opinion: Chile's political transition will not impede relief

March 4, 2010
Opinion: Chile's political transition will not impede relief

Matthew A. Johnson is a doctoral candidate in the Department of Government. He is conducting dissertation field research in Santiago, Chile, and shares his thoughts about the upcoming political changing of the guard.

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