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Indian Success Story: A Bengaluru Lab Is Churning Out High-Quality Mirrors For Giant Next-Generation Telescope
May 14th, 2024
Language: English

India contributes to the world's largest telescope by building mirror segments at a Bengaluru facility. It will revolutionise our understanding of the universe.

TMT Editorial in Honolulu Star-Advertiser
May 6th, 2024
Honolulu Star Advertiser
Language: English

It’s been a quiet period for the historically high-energy debate over the future of Mauna Kea, especially the long-delayed bid to build the Thirty Meter Telescope (TMT) at the summit. But quiet...

TMT project manager admits past mistakes, notes project is dependent on NSF funding, support from Hawaiians
April 30th, 2024
Hawaii Tribune-Herald
Language: English

For the past several years, the new TMT outreach team in Hilo has been focused on building long-term relationships with the community based on respect, trust, and mutual stewardship. That includes...

Opinion: America’s ‘big glass’ dominance hangs on the fate of two powerful new telescopes
April 26th, 2024
Los Angeles Times
Language: English

More than 100 years ago, astronomer George Ellery Hale brought our two Pasadena institutions together to build what was then the largest optical telescope in the world. The Mt. Wilson Observatory...

Transcending boundaries: Science Fest gathers the K-12 community of enthusiasts
March 20th, 2024
Pasadena Weekly
Language: English

Warren Skidmore and Emma Green were interviewed by Pasadena Weekly mid-March 2024 about PUSD Science Fest. The third Pasadena Unified School District (PUSD) Science Fest on Saturday, 16 March at...

The future of US astronomy just dimmed by half
March 7th, 2024
Language: English

If you want to push the frontiers of science, you don’t just need brilliant minds with first-rate educations, you also need cutting-edge facilities to support them.

Fund two extremely large U.S. telescopes
February 20th, 2024
Science - American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS)
Language: English

The partners of the US-Extremely Large Telescope Program wrote a letter in Science magazine advocating for U.S. government funding for both U.S. extremely large telescopes.

AMOS Contracted by TMT International Observatory to Design and Build Secondary Mirror Support System and Positioner
November 22nd, 2023
AMOS Website
Language: English

The TMT International Observatory (TIO) contracted AMOS to design and manufacture the secondary mirror support system and positioner (M2SSP) of the future extremely large Thirty Meter Telescope...

Keck Foundation Honors Edward Stone with Endowed Professorship at Caltech
July 20th, 2023
Caltech - Advancement and Alumni Relations
Language: English

The former Executive Director of the TMT International Observatory, Dr. Edward C. Stone, has been awarded by the Keck Foundation, a prestigious Endowed Professorship at Caltech.

Path forward for Thirty Meter Telescope and Mauna Kea begins to emerge
March 29th, 2023
Astronomy magazine
Language: English

A new oversight board with a state mandate to manage the sacred mountaintop includes representatives from astronomical observatories and Native Hawaiian communities.


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