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TMT Monrovia Lab Visit
August 22nd, 2023 Education & Outreach

On 18 July 2023, Sergio Salata, Astronomy Project Manager of Added Value Solutions (AVS) in Tenerife, visited the TMT office to tell us about the astronomy projects and other science equipment development projects the AVS company had been involved with. His short talk and discussions with project staff covered astronomy instrumentation, cooling,...

Dust Boot Design for TMT’s Primary Mirror Moves Into Final Design Stage
July 17th, 2023 Engineering & Technology

An important component of TMT’s Primary Mirror Control Sensing System and the Alignment and Phasing System is progressing to its final design and qualification stage: the sensor dust boots.

Progress in India-TMT Optics Fabrication Facility Commissioning
July 4th, 2023 TMT Partner News

Exciting news out of India: TMT’s Primary Mirror Segment Polishing and Metrology Equipment have been successfully installed in the India-TMT Optics Fabrication Facility. The Stress Mirror Polishing machines and metrology tools involved in the production of TMT’s aspherical polished mirrors (aka roundels) were shipped to India to be installed and tested over several months.

International One Sky Project Highlights Importance and History of Indigenous Astronomy Through Film
June 9th, 2023 Education & Outreach

The One Sky Project, led by the ‘Imiloa Astronomy Center and sponsored by the Thirty Meter Telescope, has produced a series of seven short fulldome films and a compiled full-length feature film focusing on cultural and Indigenous astronomy. This international collaboration seeks to build cross-cultural connections and increase understanding of different indigenous perspectives while demonstrating how our one sky connects us all. The films,...

TMT Refrigeration Cooling System Proceeds to Preliminary Design Phase
June 6th, 2023 Engineering & Technology

The TMT Refrigeration Cooling System (REFR) will proceed to the Preliminary Design phase next year after successfully passing its Conceptual Design Review closeout meeting on May 3, 2023.

TMT Mirrors Alignment and Phasing System Progress
June 2nd, 2023 Engineering & Technology

How will TMT make its 492 primary mirror segments behave as a single mirror of 30 meter diameter? TMT’s Alignment and Phasing System (APS) team has come up with the solution that will keep all of TMT’s mirrors aligned to a high precision of about 10 nm root-mean-square (RMS).

TMT SAC Webinar Series #2: TMT Science Instrument Capabilities
May 19th, 2023 Science & Astronomy

Following the first Science webinar held in January 2023 and providing a status update of the Thirty-Meter-Telescope (TMT) project, the TMT Science Advisory Committee (SAC) and TMT project organized last month a second webinar, this time about the science instruments capabilities of TMT.

A Great AstroDay in Hilo
May 16th, 2023 Education & Outreach

Closely following the international Astronomy Day celebration, Hilo AstroDay was hosted at Prince Kūhiō Plaza in Hilo, to share the joy of astronomy and knowledge with local communities on Saturday 6 May.

UH Mānoa Institute for Astronomy Open House 2023
May 12th, 2023 Education & Outreach

On Sunday, 23 April 2023, the Institute for Astronomy (IfA) at UH-Mānoa hosted its annual Open House. With participation from various Hawaiʻi astronomy, science and technology organizations, volunteers at the event engaged ʻohana with educational activities featuring black holes, spectroscopy, radio telescopes, tiny satellites and more.

Pasadena Science Fest 2023
April 28th, 2023 Education & Outreach

The TMT Outreach Team had a great time connecting with families and students of all ages at the recent Pasadena Unified School District’s (PUSD’s) Science Fest 2023! Held annually, the event is open to the public and provides opportunities to learn about science, technology, engineering, health, environment and the myriad of activities taking place all around our local area.

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