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A new telescope in the Okanagan

Ground excavation started this week for the new CHIME radio telescope in Penticton. (Gary Hinshaw/UBC)

Construction is underway for a new telescope near Penticton. It's the first to be built in Canada in 30 years, and will help build a 3D map of the universe. UBC astrophysicist Kris Sigurdson told Radio West host Rebecca Zandbergen all about it.

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