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TMT International Observatory awards a contract to AMOS for Designing and Building the TMT Tertiary Mirror Support System and Positioner Assembly
June 17th, 2024

AMOS announces its contract to design and build the TMT Tertiary Mirror Support System and Positioner Assembly.

SPIE interviews Yuko Kakazu about an Inclusive Future with TMT
June 10th, 2024

Yuko Kakazu talks to SPIE about her entry into astronomy and inclusive future with TMT.

NSF wrestles with a dilemma over dueling giant telescopes
May 28th, 2024
Language: English

Author Jeff Mervis reports on science policy in the United States and around the world in an effort to explain to scientists how government works.

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.


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