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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...

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

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...

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...

Hunt for Alien Life Tops Next-Gen Wish List for U.S. Astronomy
November 4th, 2021
Scientific American
Language: English

About 20 years from now, astronomers will be in the midst of a revolutionary era of discovery, using new telescopes on the ground and in space to study the cradle-to-grave evolution of galaxies,...

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,...

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.


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