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Integration and Testing at the TMT Laboratory

05.18.2017

One of the highlights for me starting to working on TMT four years ago was my first visit to our laboratory, and the opportunity to see and touch the hardware prototypes for TMT’s mirror... more »

India’s Devasthal Telescope

04.13.2017

In the Himalayan foothills near Naintal, India, stands the largest single-mirror optical telescope in Asia: India’s new Devasthal Telescope, designed and built under the joint leadership of the... more »

Bento Boxes and the Telescope Structure

03.20.2017

One of the joys of working on TMT is the opportunity to collaborate with and learn from amazing people all over the world, including Japan. International flights to Osaka land at Kansai airport,... more »

Crossing Continents, Making Mirrors

03.08.2017

Imagine trying to manufacture a primary mirror that is approximately 1/3 the size of an American football field. Doing so in one piece would prove very difficult. That’s why, for the Thirty... more »

Inside TMT, and Around the World, with Ravinder Bhatia

03.01.2017

The Thirty Meter Telescope is being designed and built by an international partnership of institutes and countries representing almost half the world’s total population.  more »