Ethereum 2.0 development team officially releases Lighthouse public testnet

The Ethereum 2.0 development team Sigma Prime has officially released the first Eth2 public test network with a mainnet configuration-the Lighthouse public test network. This is also the first official release of Lighthouse (v0.1.0). The testnet has two significant features: the use of the mainnet specification (with minor modifications); and over 16,384 validators.