South Pole Telescope Completes Survey (image) University of Chicago Caption This photo of the 10-meter South Pole Telescope was taken in January 2013, soon after its new extended shielding was complete. The discovery of the luminous star-forming galaxies from the early universe were found in the large millimeter-wave survey recently completed with the SPT. Credit Erik Nichols Usage Restrictions News organizations may use this image in connection with articles about the South Pole Telescope. Disclaimer: AAAS and EurekAlert! are not responsible for the accuracy of news releases posted to EurekAlert! by contributing institutions or for the use of any information through the EurekAlert system.