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Thirty Minute Talking Science: Thursday 22nd February, 12 noon (PDT) - Jeff Cummings

February 15th, 2018

Announcing the next talk of the TMTS series (Thirty Minutes for Talking Science) Dr. Jeff Cummings (STSCI, JHU) - White Dwarfs in Star Clusters: The Initial-Final Mass Relation for Stars from 0.85...


2018 Call for TMT ISDT Membership

December 18th, 2017

TMT announces its call for ISDT membership for 2018


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,...


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...


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...


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...


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,...


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...