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TMT Segment Support Assemblies from India
October 13th, 2021 Associate Project Manager Blog

Our colleagues in India are making the mechanical supports for the segments of the primary mirror. What are the key requirements of each segment support assembly (SSA)? As described elsewhere on this blog, the glass segments have to be positioned very precisely relative to each other, and also supported in a way that doesn't generate stress and deformation at the attachment points.

TMT ਟੀਮ ਨੰ ਮਿਲੋ (interview in Punjabi)
October 11th, 2021 Associate Project Manager Blog

ਬੰਗਲੌਰ, ਇੰਡੀਆ ਇੰਸਟੀਚਿਊਟ ਆਫ਼ ਐਸਟ੍ਰੋਫਿਜ਼ਿਕਸ ਵਿਖੇ ਇੰਡੀਆ TMT ਕੋਆਰਡੀਨੇਸ਼ਨ ਸੈਂਟਰ (ਆਈਟੀਸੀਸੀ) ਤੋਂ ਰਾਜਲਕਸ਼ਮੀ ਨਾਰਾਇਣਨ ਨਾਲ ਵੀਡੀਓ ਇੰਟਰਵਿਊ ਰਾਜਲਕਸ਼ਮੀ ਦੀ ਟੀਮ ਦਾ ਟੀਚਾ ਸਾਰੇ TMT ਆਬਜ਼ਰਵੇਟਰੀ ਪ੍ਰਣਾਲੀਆਂ ਲਈ ਸਾਂਝੇ ਸੌਫਟਵਅੇ ਰ ਨੰ ਵਿਕਸਤ ਕਰਨਾ ਅਤੇ ਟੈਸਟ ਕਰਨਾ ਹੈ।

TMTで働く人々:林左絵子インタビュー
August 30th, 2021 Associate Project Manager Blog

TMTのラビンダー・バーティア(Ravinder Bhatia)副プロジェクトマネジャーが国立天文台の林左絵子准教授をインタビューしました。英語版では2人が向かい合って話していますが、日本語版ではそのやりとりの内容に合わせて、林が話しています。いずれもパンデミック前の録画のため、特段の感染症対策を要しなかった時期のものです。

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Hexing Glass for TMT
July 22nd, 2021 Associate Project Manager Blog

Last month, I talked with the India-TMT Optics team and one of their industrial partners, Optica. We discussed their work for TMT’s primary mirror, for which India is providing 84 of the 492 pieces of polished glass ceramic.

Meet the TMT Team - Interview with Saeko Hayashi
July 1st, 2021 Associate Project Manager Blog

Meet the team behind TMT - Associate Professor Saeko Hayashi

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Cooling TMT's Adaptive Optics System
June 2nd, 2021 Associate Project Manager Blog

In a previous set of blog entries, we discussed the principle of adaptive optics, which TMT will use to remove the effects of turbulence in the Earth's atmosphere. TMT's first light adaptive optics includes the Narrow Field Infra-Red Adaptive Optics System (NFIRAOS), which is being designed and built by our Canadian colleagues at the Herzberg Astronomy and Astrophysics Research Centre, in Victoria.

Meet the TMT Team - Professor A.N. Ramaprakash (Ram)
May 26th, 2021 Associate Project Manager Blog

Meet the TMT Team - Professor A.N. Ramaprakash (Ram)

Meet the TMT Team: Interview with Caty Pilachowski
August 18th, 2020 Associate Project Manager Blog

Meet the TMT team with a new interview in our blog. Before the pandemic we met with Caty Pilachowski, Professor of Astronomy, who has held several leadership positions in the astronomical community. She has been active in research on the evolution of stars, large telescope design and construction, women in science and much more.

Incontra il team TMT: Dr Ravinder Bhatia interviste con Tommaso Treu
April 22nd, 2020 Associate Project Manager Blog

Ecco il prossimo della nostra intervista con il team TMT. Incontriamo con Tommaso Treu, Professore di astronomia all'Università della California di Los Angeles.

APM Dr Ravinder Bhatia interviews Professor Tommaso Treu
April 22nd, 2020 Associate Project Manager Blog

Here is the next of our interview with TMT team. Today we meet with Tommaso Treu, Professor of Astronomy at the University of California Los Angeles and Chair of the TMT Science Advisory Committee.

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