The Large Synoptic Survey Telescope will take the most thorough survey ever of the Southern sky.
Citizen scientists dive into particle physics and astrophysics research.
After more than six years of grinding and polishing, the first-ever dual-surface mirror for a major telescope is complete.
Cosmic inflation refers to a period of rapid, accelerated expansion that scientists think took place about 14 billion years ago.
In September, DES will make data collected in its first season freely available to researchers.