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The Closeby Habitable Exoplanet Survey (CHES) Could Detect Exoplanets Within a few Dozen Light-Years of Earth Using Astrometry
May 25th, 2022
UNIVERSE TODAY Space and astronomy news
Language: English

“In addition, CHES can conduct joint measurements with high-precision radial-velocity instruments such as the Extremely Large Telescope (ELT) and Thirty Meter Telescope (TMT). [It can also] verify...

Shelley Wright to Receive SETI Institute’s 2022 Drake Award
April 1st, 2022
Language: English

“It’s such a pleasure to be able to recognize Dr Wright’s impressive research accomplishments with the Drake Award,” said Dr. Lucianne Walkowicz, Chair of the SETI Institute’s Science Advisory...

HHV bags prestigious contract from Physical Research Laboratory
March 30th, 2022
Language: English

HHV was short-listed by the TMT International Observatory (TIO), and India TMT Co-ordination Committee (ITCC) to develop the conceptual design of the coater for secondary and tertiary mirrors of...

Shelley Wright named 2022 SETI Institute Drake Award Recipient
March 30th, 2022
American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS)
Language: English

Shelley Wright is Associate Professor at the Physics Center for Astrophysics & Space Sciences, UC San Diego. She is currently Project Scientist of IRIS and has been engaged in developing TMT...

Precise Insights into the Supermassive Black Hole in the Milky Way’s Heart
December 14th, 2021
Language: English

Astronomers use Gemini Observatory and an international telescope collaboration to shed light on Sagittarius A*. ... Measuring the minute variations in the orbits of distant stars around our...

TMT wants community healing
November 8th, 2021
Honolulu Star Advertiser
Language: English

(Subscription Required) - Now that the Thirty Meter Telescope has won a key endorsement for an influx of federal dollars, a top official with the controversial next-generation observatory said it...

Thirty Meter Telescope gets juice from federal report recommending additional funds
November 5th, 2021
Honolulu Star-Advertiser
Language: English

(Subscription Required) - The Thirty Meter Telescope scored a significant victory Thursday when a federal report ranked the proposed cutting-edge observatory and its U.S.-led cousin, the Giant...

National Panel Recommends Federal Funding For The Thirty Meter Telescope
November 4th, 2021
Honolulu Civil Beat
Language: English

Updated: But the researchers said that funding should be contingent on better engagement with Native Hawaiians on Mauna Kea and other conditions. A new report that charts priorities for the field...

US astronomy's 10-year plan is super-ambitious
November 4th, 2021
Language: English

Its ‘decadal survey’ pitches big new space observatories, funding for large telescopes and a reckoning over social issues plaguing the field.

A New 10-Year Plan for the Cosmos
November 4th, 2021
The New York Times
Language: English

American astronomers on Thursday called for the nation to invest in a new generation of “extremely large” multibillion-dollar telescopes that would be bigger than any now on Earth or orbiting in...


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