Consider the following statements about the Giant Magellan Telescope (GMT):

  1. It aims to explore the origins of the chemical elements that make up our planet
  2. It will have nearly 10 times the angular resolution of the Hubble Space Telescope
  3. The telescope is under construction in the central region of Tibet in China

  Which of the above statements is/are correct?

Answer: [A] 1 & 2 Only

Third statement is incorrect because the telescope is under construction in the Atacama Desert in Chile. First and second statements are correct.

This question is a part of GKToday's Integrated IAS General Studies Module