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