the largest telescope in the world is a little closer to the stars

The Extremely Large Telescope (ELT), the most powerful optical instrument ever built and which will dramatically increase astronomers’ observation capacity, is slowly emerging from the ground in northern Chile, one of the best places to see the stars. This new “eye on the sky”, which will be added from 2027 to the powerful observation instruments … Read more

the largest telescope in the world is a little closer to the stars

The Extremely Large Telescope (ELT), the most powerful optical instrument ever built and which will dramatically increase astronomers’ observation capacity, is slowly emerging from the ground in northern Chile, one of the best places to see the stars. This new “eye on the sky”, which will be added from 2027 to the powerful observation instruments … Read more

a desert of clothes as far as the eye can see

Sandals, rain boots and après ski meet in the dunes of the Chilean Atacama Desert. As clothing production rises across the globe, the fashion industry’s cemeteries multiply and reach even the most remote regions. Another ecological disaster to add to the sheer volume of fast fashion. Focus on this disaster. Located between the South Pacific … Read more

Sun, dryness, altitude … The Atacama Desert in a glass of wine

AFP, published on Tuesday, May 24, 2022 at 07:12 In the middle of the Atacama Desert, in the northern part of Chile, Hector Espindola, 71, pampers his wine, which survives at almost 3,000 meters above sea level in a green oasis in Toconao, very close to a river. Andesnes snow. In this driest landscape in … Read more

Sun, dryness, altitude … The Atacama Desert in a glass of wine

In the middle of the Atacama Desert, in the northern part of Chile, Hector Espindola, 71, pampers his wine, which survives at almost 3,000 meters above sea level in a green oasis in Toconao, very close to a river. Andesnes snow. In this driest landscape in the world, the tallest vines in Chile, far from … Read more

The secret behind the plants in the Atacama Desert in Chile

Published on: 15/05/2022 – 14:43 A promising scientific study was published a few weeks before COP 15 in Abidjan on the fight against desertification. A French-Chilean team has isolated the molecules responsible for drought resistance in about twenty plants from the Atacama Desert, the driest region in the world. The landscapes are Mars, hit by … Read more