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In the News: 2007

A collection of news publications that have recently featured TMT.

Gordon and Betty Moore Foundation Commits $200 Million Support for Thirty-Meter Telescope
Caltech Press Release

12.04.2007

The California Institute of Technology and the University of California have received a $200 million commitment over nine years from the Gordon and Betty Moore Foundation toward the further development and construction of the Thirty-Meter Telescope (TMT). more »

Gordon and Betty Moore Foundation Commits $200 Million Support for Thirty-Meter Telescope
UC press release

12.04.2007

The California Institute of Technology and the University of California have received a $200 million commitment over nine years from the Gordon and Betty Moore Foundation toward the further development and construction of the Thirty-Meter Telescope (TMT). more »

Gordon and Betty Moore Foundation Commits $200 Million Support for Thirty-Meter Telescope
Gordon and Betty Moore Foundation

12.04.2007

The California Institute of Technology and the University of California have received a $200 million commitment over nine years from the Gordon and Betty Moore Foundation toward the further development and construction of the Thirty-Meter Telescope (TMT). more »

Too Much Telescope
Big Island Weekly

11.06.2007

If one of world's richest men were to build the world's largest telescope on the summit of Mauna Kea, it would have to run a gauntlet of "gates, hurdles and tripwires," a risk assessment report obtained by BIW has concluded. more »

Long time no see
The Boston Globe

11.04.2007

A new generation of super telescopes will soon probe the most distant heavens. more »

Thirty-Meter Telescope Project Receives $15 Million from Moore Foundation
Moore Foundation Press Release

09.18.2007

The California Institute of Technology and the Regents of the University of California have each received $7.5 million in additional funding from the Gordon and Betty Moore Foundation for the development of the Thirty-Meter Telescope. more »

Thirty-Meter Telescope Project Receives $15 Million from Moore Foundation
UC press release

09.18.2007

The University of California and the California Institute of Technology have each received $7.5 million in additional funding from the Gordon and Betty Moore Foundation for the development of the Thirty-Meter Telescope (TMT). more »

If I Had A Million Dollars, I'd Buy A Scope
Sky & Telescope

08.21.2007

Big telescopes cost big money, and governments often have other priorities. So it's a good thing that the world has wealthy folks willing to help make astronomical discoveries a reality. more »

Thirty-Meter Telescope Project Receives $15 Million from Moore Foundation
Caltech Press Release

08.19.2007

The California Institute of Technology and the Regents of the University of California have each received $7.5 million in additional funding from the Gordon and Betty Moore Foundation for the development of the Thirty-Meter Telescope. more »

Keck observatory sees universe's infancy
The Honolulu Advertiser

07.16.2007

An international team of astronomers using Mauna Kea's twin Keck telescopes has peered farther back in time than anyone ever has — 13 billion years — to collect information about the universe when it was very young. more »