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World’s Largest Optical Telescope Created By German Researchers: Called LBT

100 Hours of Astronomy and Strategic Issues Management Group worked with Firehouse to produce a short program on The Large Binocular Telescope (L.B.T.). The “L.B.T.” Weighs In at 600 tons of engineering perfection atop Mt. Graham. The “L.B.T.” was one of 80 telescopes around the world participating in the event, which was web-cast over 100 hours on…

NUMBER OF CATHOLICS ON THE RISE!

VATICAN CITY, 2010 (Zenit.org).- The Vatican announced today that its publishing house has released a new edition of the Statistical Yearbook of the Church, comprising information from 2000 to 2008, including that the number of Catholics in the world is now 1.16 billion. Over these nine years, the Catholic presence in the world has grown…