Thirty Meter Telescope

Astronomy's next generation observatory.

Recent News

Latest Poll on Hawaii Island Shows 2-1 Margin in Support for TMT Construction

08.3.2016

HILO, HAWAII - The results of a new scientific poll show Hawaii Island residents support the construction of the Thirty Meter Telescope by a nearly 2-to-1 margin. The public opinion poll conducted in July 2016 by Ward Research, Inc. shows that 60 percent of Big Island residents support moving ahead with construction of the TMT project, with 31 percent opposed. more »

Thirty Students Named To Akamai Summer Internship Program

05.24.2016

The Akamai Workforce Initiative, a local program dedicated to advancing Hawai‘i college students into science and technology careers, has announced the latest class of students for its 2016 summer internship program. more »

Hawaii News Now Commentary: Local Connection

02.9.2016

"It has been nearly three months since the state Supreme Court halted construction of the Thirty Meter Telescope on Maunakea and then ruled the permit invalid. more »

2016 TMT Science Forum

02.9.2016

The annual TMT Science Forum gathers members of the international astronomical community to meet, collaborate, and plan for future TMT science programs. It is the premier opportunity to learn about the status of the observatory, its instrumentation and adaptive optics systems, and to join in shaping TMT's future. more »

TMT Science Advisory Committee meeting

02.3.2016

Nearly 50 participants of TMT’s Science Ad more »

Akamai Workforce Initiative has opened the application process for its 2016 Akamai summer internship program

01.29.2016

Akamai Workforce Initiative has opened the application process for its 2016 Akamai summer internship program. Program dates are set from June 12-August 12, starting with a 4-day Preparatory Course and culminating in the final Symposia. more »