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Thirty Minute Talking Science: Thursday 26th April, 11.30am (PDT) - Mike Landry

April 22nd, 2018

Announcing the next talk of the TMTS series (Thirty Minutes for Talking Science) Dr. Mike Landry, LIGO Handford Observatory and on behalf of the LIGO Scientific Collaboration LIGO...

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TMT International Observatory Science Advisory Committee (SAC) Meets in Pasadena

April 18th, 2018

Members of the TMT Science Advisory Committee (SAC) met in Pasadena on April 9&10, 2018 for their quarterly gathering. SAC representatives reported on their respective activities for the TMT...

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TMT’s first-light instrument enters final design phase

November 13th, 2017

Following a successful second IRIS Preliminary Design Phase Review (PDR-2) at the TMT Project Office in Pasadena, IRIS is proceeding into its Final Design phase. The focus of the second review,...

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TMT to work with Coherent Inc. to polish primary mirror

November 7th, 2017

Marking a major production milestone, TMT has entered into a contract with Coherent Inc., one of the world’s leading providers of lasers and laser-based technology for scientific, commercial and...

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TMT holds a partnership meeting with China to discuss first light instrument

October 26th, 2017

Representatives from the Thirty Meter Telescope’s (TMT’s) Wide-Field Optical Spectrograph (WFOS) team and TMT’s China partners gathered on October 16 in Beijing, China to discuss potential...

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Hawaii Board of Land and Natural Resources Approves Conservation District Use Permit to Build TMT on Maunakea

September 29th, 2017

The State of Hawaii Board of Land and Natural Resources (BLNR) deliberated and decided to approve a Conservation District Use Permit (CDUP) that would allow construction of the Thirty Meter...

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Call for TMT Instrumentation White Papers

September 26th, 2017

The Thirty Meter Telescope Project, in concert with its Scientific Advisory Committee (SAC), announces a call for white papers proposing design studies for new instruments, adaptive optics systems,...

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First TMT Mirror Segment Installed for Testing

September 14th, 2017

On September 7, 2017, a TMT Primary Segment Assembly (PSA), fitted with an aluminum mirror segment, was successfully installed into the Multi-Segment Integration & Test (MSIT) facility at the TMT...