telescope http://upr.org en Truck Driver Builds World's Largest Amateur Telescope http://upr.org/post/truck-driver-builds-worlds-largest-amateur-telescope-0 <p>A truck driver from West Jordan built the largest amateur telescope on record.</p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">On the surface, Mike Clements is your typical professional truck driver for Central Refrigeration. But if you look closer, you will discover that Clements has a passion for building telescopes.</span></p><p>Clements said he became interested in telescopes when he was a kid. He would take apart telescopes and play with the pieces. Clements said this sparked an obsession for him.</p> Fri, 01 Nov 2013 23:53:46 +0000 Morgan Pratt 32658 at http://upr.org Truck Driver Builds World's Largest Amateur Telescope