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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...

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,...

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,...

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...

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...

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.

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...


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