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TIO Mourns the Loss of Edward Stone, its Founding Executive Director
June 11th, 2024

TIO mourns the death of its founding executive director. 

TIO Kicks Off the Preliminary Design Contract for the Tertiary Mirror Support System and Positioner Assembly
April 30th, 2024 Engineering & Technology

Recently, Advanced Mechanical and Optical Systems (AMOS) in Belgium and TIO conducted a remote kick-off meeting for the preliminary design of the Tertiary Mirror Support System and Positioner Assembly (M3SSPA).

International Collaboration Enhances the TIO Project
April 18th, 2024 TMT Partner News

A Japanese delegation recently visited the India TMT Optics Fabrication Facility (ITOFF) in Bengaluru, India, where they were introduced to the newly installed polishing equipment at the Indian site.

TIO joined the National Science Teaching Association in Denver
March 27th, 2024 Education & Outreach

TMT and all US Extremely Large Telescope Program partners participated in the National Science Teaching Association conference in Denver in March 2024.

5 Nobel Laureates on Building an Extremely Large Telescope
March 20th, 2024

... "As recent U.S. physics Nobel laureates for discoveries in astronomy, we affirm that yes, the United States’ longstanding scientific leadership in astronomy is at risk if the National Science Foundation does not invest in its Extremely Large Telescope Program — and soon."

TMT International Observatory participates in Pasadena Unified School District Science Fest
March 19th, 2024 Education & Outreach

Once again this year, TIO was prepared for an extraordinary scientific adventure at the PUSD Science Fest, hosted at John Muir High School on Saturday 16 March 2024.

TIO Attended Pasadena City College STEAM Gala
March 18th, 2024 Education & Outreach

The STEAM networking Gala, organized by Pasadena City College on Friday 8 March, served as a new platform for students to gain valuable exposure to the diverse range of career paths and opportunities available within the STEM fields.

Successful Collaboration with New TMT Polishing Facility in Bengaluru India
March 14th, 2024 Engineering & Technology

In a significant development for the Thirty Meter Telescope (TMT) International Observatory (TIO), Glen Cole, former lead optical fabrication engineer at TIO, recently visited the India-TMT Optics Fabrication Facility (ITOFF) in Bengaluru, India.

NSB Announces Support Plans for US-ELTP
March 5th, 2024

The National Science Plan announces its support plan for the U.S. Extremely Large Telescope Program.

TMT International Observatory Produces its 100th Polished Mirror
March 5th, 2024 Engineering & Technology

Today, the Thirty Meter Telescope (TMT) International Observatory (TIO) announces the completion of its 100th mirror segment. Ultimately, TIO will mosaic 492 of these segments to form an extremely large mirror 30 meters in diameter. This mirror will be the core component of the largest optical telescope in the Northern Hemisphere.

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