On March 24, 2015, this site became "oldweb.lbto.org"

There is still much information on this old web site, which will be migrating to the new one over the next months. The goal is to have a full transfer done by the end of the 2015.

  • You can follow what what is happening at LBT by following this link and you will reach the lbt news blog! You can also access the posts from the widget on the right.
  • If you want to peruse the recovery efforts (now completed) of one of our adaptive secondary mirrors, please visit this blog.

You can also follow LBTO on twitter...


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Large Binocular Telescope on the News:

NASA press release: "Hubble Reveals the Ring Nebula's True Shape" (May 23, 2013)
Omega Tau's Podcast with Richard Green about the LBT and how it works (December 19, 2012)
Astronomers Pin Down Origins of “Mile Markers” for Expansion of Universe (November 19, 2012)
NPR Article: Arizona Telescope Sets New Standard For Optical Astronomy (March 15, 2012)
LBT Ground Breaking Adaptive Optics Technology Video - 3:40 minutes (September 2010)
12 Hours of Observing in 1 Minute by Marco Pedani, September 2010)
LBT Adaptive Optics Technology Video - 8.02 MB (August 2010)
AO Press Release: LBT Achieves Breakthrough with Adaptive Optics (June 2010)
Astronomy Magazine Publication (August 2009)
AASTA Report (July 2009)
LBT on National Geographic Telescopes (June 2009)
The New Galileos: Andrew Luck-Baker meets today's telescope builders and astronomers (May 2009)
"100 Hours of Astronomy" Interview with Richard Green, Part 1 (April 3, 2009)
"100 Hours of Astronomy" Interview with Richard Green, Part 2 (April 3, 2009)
"100 Hours of Astronomy" Interview with Richard Green, Part 3 (April 3, 2009)
LBT Achieves First Binocular Light (Press Release)
LBT featured in the "Astronomy Picture of the Day" (February 2008)