Topic: GMT Consortium

Presidents of Texas' Two Flagship Universities Powers and Murano, Philanthropist Mitchell Encourage Texans to Support Telescope Project

April 15, 2008

The presidents of Texas' two flagship universities, William Powers Jr. of The University of Texas at Austin and Elsa A. Murano of Texas AandM University, joined philanthropist George P. Mitchell in Houston Friday to generate state-wide support for the Giant Magellan Telescope (GMT), a project that will take Texas to the forefront of astronomy.

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