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The European Space Agency has been planning the telescope to end all telescopes for years now. However last week things got real -- so to speak -- with the first stone for the ELO placed in a ceremony in Chile. According to the ESO, the event marks "the beginning of the construction of the dome and main telescope structure of the world's biggest optical telescope".

Predicting the future is near impossible -- but that doesn‘t stop us all from having a red hot go. Human beings have been predicting the future since the beginning of history and the results range from the hilarious to the downright uncanny.

One thing all future predictions have in common: they‘re rooted in our current understanding of how the world works. It‘s difficult to escape that mindset. We have no idea how technology will evolve, so our ideas are connected to the technology of today.

The European Space Agency has been planning the telescope to end all telescopes for years now. However last week things got real -- so to speak -- with the first stone for the ELO placed in a ceremony in Chile. According to the ESO, the event marks "the beginning of the construction of the dome and main telescope structure of the world's biggest optical telescope".