Time Capsule Placed in MMT Foundation

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Summary

Smithsonian Institution and University of Arizona personnel place a time capsule filled with Multiple Mirror Telescope (MMT) memorabilia into the concrete of the foundation of the Multiple Mirror Telescope. The time capsule is to be unearthed in the Tricentennial year, 2076

Subject

  • Fred Lawrence Whipple Observatory
  • Mt. Hopkins Observatory
  • Multiple Mirror Telescope Observatory
  • Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory)
  • University of Arizona

Category

Chronology of Smithsonian History

Notes

Torch, 5/1976, p. 3

Contact information

Institutional History Division, Smithsonian Institution Archives, 600 Maryland Avenue, S.W., Washington, D.C. 20024-2520, SIHistory@si.edu

Date

March 6, 1976

Topic

  • Observatories
  • Astrophysics
  • Instruments
  • Time capsules
  • Scientific apparatus and instruments
  • Telescopes
  • Astronomy

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