The Arizona Republic (Phoenix, Arizona) reports that the Jesuit Father Charles W. Polzer calls opposition to the construction of the telescope complex on top of Mount Graham “part of a Jewish conspiracy” and comes from the Jewish lawyers of the American Civil Liberties Union who are out to undermine and destroy the Catholic Church. The Large Binocular Telescope (LBT) is an optical telescope for astronomy located on 10,700-foot (3,300 m) Mount Graham, in the Pinaleno Mountains of southeastern Arizona, United States.It is a part of the Mount Graham International Observatory. Mount Graham (called in Nnee biyati' (Western Apache) Dził Nchaa Sí'an - ′Big Seated Mountain′) is a mountain in Graham County, Arizona, United States, approximately 70 miles (110 km) northeast of Tucson.The mountain reaches 10,724 feet (3,269 m) in height. The Fight for Dzil Nchaa Si An, Mt. He was 87. The squirrel was a focal point of a controversy related to installing the observatory on Mount Graham. Father George Coyne, a Jesuit priest, astronomer, author and former director of the Vatican Observatory who was instrumental in bringing one of the world’s most sophisticated — and controversial — telescope arrays to the top of Mount Graham in Southern Arizona, died earlier this week. In the Sonoran desert of Arizona, Dzil Nchaa Si An (also know as Mt. In the summer of 2004 the Nuttall-Gibson complex burned over 30,000 acres (120 km²) in the Pinaleños. Hawaii's Telescope Controversy Is the Latest in a Long History of Land-Ownership Battles.
... Mount Graham, in Arizona, saw a bitter fight between astronomers, who wanted to … The Large Binocular Telescope on Mount Graham is controversial, complex, expensive and beset by weather that kept it shuttered for half its available nights last year. The Vatican is now preparing and monitoring the approaching alien savior from Mt. Mount Graham and the Large Binocular Telescope (LBT) Fact Sheet Compiled by the OSU College of Mathematical & Physical Sciences and the Department of Astronomy in order to publicly respond with facts to the many myths about the LBT Project that have been repeated in letters to the the Columbus Dispatch and the The Lantern (OSU's student laboratory paper) from individuals opposed to the project. Graham) rises, and island in the sky. The Apache wish to protect it from astronomical development. The LBT is owned and operated by a consortium of institutions in the United States and from around the world.1 Collectively, the three facilities atop Mount Graham, VATT, SMT, and LBT, comprise the Mount Graham International Observatory (MGIO).
Graham: Apaches and Astrophysical. It is contested land, traditionally Apache territory, a fundamental sacred site. Development in Arizona. Graham, the likes of which the world is not prepared for.
The LUCIFER telescope is one such telescope which can be used to peer into space and find new worlds which might be inhabited by intelligent lifeforms.