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Shelley Wright to Receive SETI Institute’s 2022 Drake Award
April 1st, 2022
SpaceRef
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...

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HHV bags prestigious contract from Physical Research Laboratory
March 30th, 2022
APN NEWS India
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...

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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...

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Let’s Brave The Possibilities On Mauna Kea
February 15th, 2022
Honolulu Civil Beat
Language: English

Reach out to each other with humility and aloha to create the future we want for our descendants. By Rich Matsuda

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Editorial: Keep astronomy on Mauna Kea summit
February 2nd, 2022
Honolulu Star Advertiser

Once upon a time, more than 50 years ago, it seemed the perfect brainstorm intersect of science, economy, geography and culture: creating an astronomy complex atop Mauna Kea on Hawaii island. And...

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Precise Insights into the Supermassive Black Hole in the Milky Way’s Heart
December 14th, 2021
NOIRLab
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...

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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...

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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...

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New federal report prioritizes Thirty Meter Telescope for share of $1.6B in funding
November 4th, 2021
Honolulu Star Advertiser
Language: English

(Subscription Required) - In a major boost for the Thirty Meter Telescope, a federal astronomy report has ranked the cutting-edge telescope and its U.S.-led cousin, the Giant Magellan Telescope,...

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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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