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Bento Boxes and the Telescope Structure


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


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


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 »