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President Obama Announces More Key Administration Posts - TMT Board Chair Henry Yang Appointed as Member, President's Committee on the National Medal of Science
December 21st, 2011
Chicago Sun-Times
Language: English

President Barack Obama announced his intent to appoint TMT Board Chair Henry Yang to the Administration post: Member, President's Committee on the National Medal of Science. Dr. Yang joins several...

Astronomy on a Resurgent Path in India
December 11th, 2011
Language: English

The science of astronomy is witnessing a resurgence in India, with the Indian Government pushing for participation in several international projects, said Shrinivas Kulkarni, professor of astronomy...

TMT Scientist Dr. Masanori Iye Honored with the Medal with Purple Ribbon
November 26th, 2011
Subaru Telescope News
Language: English

On November 15, 2011, Dr. Masanori Iye was decorated with the Medal with Purple Ribbon (Shiju Houshou). This honor was given to him not only for his excellence in leading cutting-edge research in...

Thirty Meter Telescope reception held at Washington Place
November 16th, 2011
UH Hilo Chancellor's Blog
Language: English

Governor Neil Abercrombie and University of Hawai‘i President MRC Greenwood hosted a reception on Nov. 11 at Washington Place, Honolulu, for officials and community leaders associated with the...

India May Join Mega Telescope Project with INR 800 Crore Aid
October 11th, 2011
Language: English

Indian equipment and technology could play a stellar role in Nobel-worthy astrophysics discoveries in the next decade. A massive, proposed telescope at Hawaii is likely to see contributions worth...

First Hawaiian Bank Sponsors Economic Forums
August 25th, 2011
Big Island News Center
Language: English

First Hawaiian Bank hosted its annual Business Economic Outlook meetings on Thursday in conjunction with the two major Hawaii Island chambers of commerce. According to Dr. Leroy Laney, faculty...

Stargazing in Hawaii
August 21st, 2011
China Daily
Language: English

We know Hawaii by its sun, surf and sand, but there is another facet of the islands waiting to be explored. Liu Weifeng shows us the darker side where attractions gleam in the night.

CIOMP Play an Active Part in TMT Project
June 2nd, 2011
Chinese Academy of Sciences (Changchun Institute)
Language: English

On May 25th. 2011, the National Astronomical Observatories (NAOC) held the International Colloquium on Thirty-Meter Telescope at China National Convention Center (CNCC). The main focus of the...

Hawaii Appoves Plan for Giant Telescope Atop Dormant Volcano
March 2nd, 2011
Language: English

The Hawaiian government's Department of Land and Natural Resources has granted a permit to the University of Hawaii to build and operate the $1.3 billion Thirty Meter Telescope (TMT) on Mauna Kea,...

Mauna Kea Telescope Ok'd
February 28th, 2011
Honolulu Star Advertiser
Language: English

Astronomy, Hawaiian cultural practices and economic realities were major themes yesterday as the state Board of Land and Natural Resources unanimously approved siting the 14th and biggest telescope...


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