Richard F. Caris Mirror Lab
Located in: University of Arizona District
Have you ever seen a telescope mirror that is three-stories in diameter? If not, come experience how we make the largest and most challenging giant telescope mirrors in the world, right here on campus, on the eastside of the UA Football stadium. Learn how innovative engineering, pioneering optical technology and unparalleled manufacturing techniques are used to produce the next-generation of monolithic honeycomb mirrors that will be revolutionizing astronomy and exploring deep into outer space to produce cutting-edge scientific research. The UA is #1 in Astronomy…Come see one of the reasons why! Tours are available Monday – Friday at various times and are 90 minutes in length. Participants must be 7 years or older. Tickets available online at: http://mirrorlab.as.arizona.edu/tours.
- Wheelchair Accessible