ERGO Video – What if Kids Built the World’s Largest Telescope?

Want to learn what the entire ERGO projects is about in less than 4 minutes? Then check out our new video that gives a brief history of the project, how it works and what the long term goals are.

ERGO is enabling kids all around the world to turn the Earth into a giant telescope. By placing ‘pixels’ that detect cosmic rays in classrooms around the world, ERGO is turning the surface of the Earth into a giant, rotating telescope.

We are still looking for educators who would like to host a pixel. Grants are available. Fill out an application at

Produced by Coffee & Celluloid Productions

Cerro Paranal / VLT images courtesy /

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