Thirty Meter Telescope

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In the News: 2005

A collection of news publications that have recently featured TMT.

Monster Scope to Dwarf Rivals
Wired Magazine


Astronomers are preparing to build the world's largest telescope that could be 100 times more powerful than the Hubble and will peer back to the very beginning of the universe. more »

Mauna Kea one of the contenders in competition for super scope
KPUA Hawaii News


Mauna Kea on the Big Island is one of three sites in the running for a 750 (m) million dollar telescope still under development by a Canadian engineering firm. more »

TMT Scientists, Engineers Gather in Aspen
Caltech Today


More than 90 scientists and engineers from the United States and Canada are in Aspen, Colorado, this week to review progress in planning for the Thirty Meter Telescope. more »