Mega mir­rors

Royal Ob­ser­va­tory Ed­in­burgh, 12-13 July

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Head to the Royal Ob­ser­va­tory and hear about the up­com­ing Ex­tremely Large Tele­scope cur­rently be­ing built in Chile’s Ata­cama Desert, which will boast a mam­moth mir­ror 39m across. Plus, cre­ate your own mir­rored mas­ter­piece us­ing su­per shiny ma­te­ri­als. An adults-only ver­sion of this event is oc­cur­ring on 12 July at 7.30pm, while a child-friendly ses­sion will take place on 13 July at 2pm. Tick­ets are £5 or £4 con­ces­sions. www.roe.ac.uk

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