A giant liquid mirror on the moon? Great, but who owns the moon?

A giant liquid mirror on the moon now seems like a commonplace idea. The giant liquid mirror, dubbed, in a slightly Douglas Adams way, the Ultimately Large Telescope (100 metres across) was originally proposed in 2007. Every significant power on Earth either has or has plans to send probes and spacecraft and people to the moon to experiment with various things, plant various things and build various other things. We know, without a shadow of a doubt, that a doctor from Hampshire, England owns Mars but with the moon, things are likely to be more complicated. However ownership of the moon plays out, let us hope that the Ultimately Large Telescope does not end up taking us to the Restaurant at the end of the Universe.

Read Full Article Here

Related Articles