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Journey Through the Universe Celebrates 20 Years of Exploration on Hawai‘i Island
February 9th, 2024 Education & Outreach

Congratulations to Journey Through the Universe for 20 stellar years!

Journey Through the Universe Celebrates 20 Years of Exploration on Hawai‘i Island
January 30th, 2024 Education & Outreach

Celebrating its 20th consecutive year on Hawaiʻi Island, the flagship Journey Through the Universe program brings the Universe to students and the community in early February 2024.

TMT Female Engineer Inspires Future Innovators at the Girls Scouts of Hawai'i STEM Fest!
December 7th, 2023 Education & Outreach

On 10 November 2023, Angelic Ebbers, TMT’s lead controls software engineer spearheaded a hands-on engineering activity at the TMT booth during the Girl Scouts of Hawai'i STEM Fest. The goal of this annual event is to inspire and encourage young women to pursue educational paths and careers in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) fields.

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, cryostats, opto-mechanics and other topics of relevance to TMT development.

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,...

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.

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.

Pasadena Students in Caltech's Planet Finder Academy Hold Workshop at TMT Lab
February 21st, 2023 Education & Outreach

Nineteen Caltech Planet Finder Academy high school students from across the Pasadena Unified School District (PUSD) recently visited the TMT Lab in Monrovia. TMT System Scientist Warren Skidmore welcomed the group and ran a special workshop for the students.

TMT Promotes Science at UCLA’s “Exploring Your Universe 2022”
November 16th, 2022 Education & Outreach

The University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) presented its first in-person Exploring Your Universe (EYU) science fair in three years on November 6, 2022. About 12,000 visitors of all ages and backgrounds came to UCLA from the greater LA community.

2022 AstroDay West Hawaiʻi
November 10th, 2022 Community Engagement

AstroDay 2022, led by the University of Hawai‘i’s Institute for Astronomy (IfA), is dedicated to sharing the amazing science of astronomy and the incredible discoveries made by telescopes throughout the state of Hawaiʻi. The IfA brought together the Maunakea Observatories and various other organizations for a fun filled day engaging ʻohana in Kailua-Kona.

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