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In the News: 2015

A collection of news publications that have recently featured TMT.

Video: Pacific Astronomy and Engineering Summit in Hilo
Big Island Video News

07.23.2015

The third annual Pacific Astronomy and Engineering Summit is taking place in Hilo this week. Thirty-one students and teachers representing each of the Thirty Meter Telescope International Observatory partner countries are gathering at the ‘Imiloa Astronomy Center for an intensive five-day forum on astronomy and engineering. The United States is represented by eight students and three teachers from St. Joseph School, Kealakehe High School, and Kamehameha Schools-Hawai?i. An additional 15 high school students and five teachers from Canada, China, India and Japan are also participating. more »

Canada Commits Share of Funds for Thirty Meter Telescope
CBC News

04.06.2015

Canadian Prime Minister Stephen Harper announces Canada will provide up to $243.5 million over 10 years for TMT. more »