Time-lapse video sequence showing the construction of ESO technical building

This time lapse shows the construction of the new ESO Headquarters technical building over a period of nearly two years. With the European Extremely Large Telescope on the horizon, ESO needed a cradle for the technological innovations that the ambitious project will require. The technical building — which will also host one of the largest computer archives of astronomical data in the world — will be the focal point of this work and will promote Bavaria’s role in fostering high technology industry.


ESO. Music: John Stanford (johnstanfordmusic.com)

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Release date:5 December 2013, 11:00
Related releases:eso1350
Duration:01 m 49 s

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