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"Thanks to a funding approval from the U.S. Department of Energy Office of Science, construction of the world’s largest digital camera will start soon. The camera will be mounted on the National Science Foundation’s Large Synoptic Survey Telescope (LSST) on a mountain peak in Chile, where it will photograph, in exquisite detail, the southern night sky over the span of a decade. The camera will be assembled at the DOE’s SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory, operated by Stanford University. The sensor was designed by the Brookhaven National Laboratory, founded by University of New York Stony Brook and Battelle, a nonprofit applied science organization."

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