Chile: Global Astronomical Platform and Opportunity for Diplomacy

Currently, more than 50 percent of the world’s large telescopes are located in Chile, and by 2022 Chile that proportion could rise to 70 percent of the world’s optic and radio-astronomical observation capacity. 


Open Skies Policies in Astronomy: The Growing Need for Diplomacy on the Final Frontier

By Jean-Christophe Mauduit - 06/05/2017

Astronomers have always communicated and collaborated across nations, exchanging ideas through letters but also traveling to visit one another or teaming up on scientific projects and expeditions.

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