Thirty Meter Telescope

Astronomy's next generation observatory.

Recent News

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 »

TMT Background - Get the Facts

04.13.2015

TMT has launched an informational microsite. The website provides additional background on the project, gives answers to the most frequently asked questions, and provides a listing of some balanced news stories. The site can be accessed at: www.MaunakeaandTMT.org. more »

Call for Membership in the TMT International Science Development Teams

12.22.2015

Applications for membership in the TMT International Science Development Teams (ISDTs) are being accepted until 15 January 2016. The ISDTs provide scientific guidance and feedback to the TMT project, stimulate planning for future TMT observing programs, and foster scientific collaboration across the TMT partnership and beyond. more »

THINK Fund STEM Classroom Grants to Kona, Volcano, Laupahoehoe, Kau and Pahala Schools

12.11.2015

The Hawaii Island New Knowledge (THINK) Fund at Hawaii Community Foundation, established by TMT, continues to support teachers in Hawaii Island schools to boost STEM learning for their students. Since the classroom grants became available in November 2014, over $84,000 has been given for projects reaching 6,594 students at 25 schools island-wide. more »

The Hawaii Supreme Court Ruling

12.7.2015

On Wednesday, December 2, 2015, the Hawaii Supreme Court invalidated the Conservation District Use Permit issued by the Board of Land and Natural Resources (BLNR) to the University of Hawaii - Hilo to build TMT on Maunakea. more »