April 12, 2014: TEDxHonoluluED: Existential Education, Cosmic Intelligence, and the Colossus Project, talk by Jeff Kuhn on how the Colossus project can educate the humanity. (More)

March 17-21, 2014: Search for Life beyond the Solar system, Conference in Tucson, where the Colossus project is presented to the community of exobiologists. (More)

Jan 9, 2014, 9pm GMT: BBC Two Stargazing show with Dara O Briain and Prof. Brian Cox will discuss astronomy news and the Colossus telescope.

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The Colossus Consortium
is a world leading group of innovative entrepreneurs, scientists and engineers developing technology innovations allowing 50-100m class dedicated optical structures to be built with the resources now being allocated for general-purpose astronomical telescopes of significantly smaller aperture.

To develop the concept and enabling technology for the world-largest telescope Colossus capable to detect extrasolar life and extraterrestrial civilizations.

To balance the Colossus design against the probability of success with limited resources, time to completion, and the overall cost. To achieve these ingredients of a fundable design in a short time period.