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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...

Rocky planets might need to be the right age to support life
October 18th, 2021
Language: English

The study of exoplanets will be beneficial when next-generation telescopes become available and can conduct direct observations of exoplanets. This is something astronomers expect from the upcoming...

Peering through the lens of the Milky Way Supermassive Black Hole
September 24th, 2021
Language: English

The coming decades will see the next generation of optical telescopes pushing our frontiers of observational astronomy. These include the successor to the Hubble Space Telescope: the James Webb...

TMT project manager makes presentation
September 12th, 2021
Hawaii Tribune Herald

While construction of the Thirty Meter Telescope on Maunakea has yet to begin, work on the project continues around the world. TMT Project Manager Fengchuan Liu, who replaced previous manager...

Editorial: Step up support for TMT project
September 2nd, 2021
Honolulu Star Advertiser
Language: English

(Subscription Required) - When it comes to the Thirty Meter Telescope (TMT), the Canary Island’s loss should be Hawaii’s gain. But it will take renewed resolve from Hawaii government leaders to...

Support TMT for economy, children (Editorial-Letters)
August 22nd, 2021
Honolulu Star Advertiser
Language: English

(Subscription Required) - Over the last half-century, Hawaii has gained the reputation of being the center of world astronomical research because of a truly unique observing site that hosts the...

“Sunrise” morning show interview with Michael Bolte
July 23rd, 2021
Hawaii News Now
Language: English

Update on the Thirty Meter Telescope Project.

“Sunrise” morning show interview with Mike Bolte
July 23rd, 2021
Hawaii News Now
Language: English

Video interview with Mike Bolte, Board member of TMT.

No new permits needed for Thirty Meter Telescope, University of Hawaii says
May 15th, 2021
Honolulu Star Advertiser
Language: English

(Subscription Required) - UH: Some work on TMT project did begin in 2019

Simons shares vision for future as astronomy institute director
April 15th, 2021
University of Hawaii News

The incoming director of the University of Hawaiʻi Institute for Astronomy (IfA), Doug Simons has a set of priorities that he calls the “three pillars”—ramping up research, expanding technology...


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