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Thirty Meter Telescope ready to begin construction

Henry Yang: ‘It has been an amazing journey for TMT, from idea to shovel-ready project’

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NAOJ & NAOC sign TMT Master Agreement (photo courtesy of Thirty Meter Telescope)

Thirty Meter Telescope months away from breaking ground

Roya Sabri | Hawaii 24/7 Reporter Astronomers and laymen have little more than eight months to wait for the Thirty Meter Telescope (TMT) groundbreaking — a day 12 years in the making. While others wait, Sandra Dawson, TMT Task Leader for site planning, is working through a 205 line item schedule to construction. The TMT […]

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Illustration of the Thirty Meter Telescope.

BLNR approves TMT on Mauna Kea

MEDIA RELEASE Friday marked another important step forward for the future of astronomical discovery and economic opportunity on Hawaii Island. The state Board of Land and Natural Resources announced it has granted a permit to the Thirty Meter Telescope (TMT) project to build and operate the next-generation observatory near the summit of Mauna Kea. With […]

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NSF awards partnership-planning grant to TMT

MEDIA RELEASE The National Science Foundation has awarded a cooperative agreement to the Thirty Meter Telescope Observatory Corporation to explore a potential partnership between the organizations. The award is a milestone for the TMT project, initiating a broad dialog between TMT, the NSF and the United States’ astronomical community. The partnership-planning award also paves the […]

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Free astronomy workshop for teachers (Oct. 26-27)

MEDIA RELEASE What makes the Sun a star? What are the impacts of sunspots on Earth? What are the Earth’s defenses against the sun’s harmful rays? How can the Faulkes Telescope be used in educational programs? These are just a few of the many questions to be answered in a free Teacher Training and Astronomy […]

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TMT Science Advisory Committee meeting on island

TMT Science Advisory Committee meeting on island

Karin Stanton | Hawaii 24/7 Editor The Science Advisory Committee, which makes recommendations to the Thirty Meter Telescope board, is meeting for the first time on the Big Island this week. In addition to a three-day slate of meetings, the agenda featured a site visit Monday – the first time some of the astronomers and […]

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Hilo, Kohala, Waiakea, Kealakehe, Earl's Garage receive funds to boost programs

TMT powers up student robotics team

Hilo, Kohala, Waiakea, Kealakehe, Earl’s Garage receive funds to boost programs

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Mauna Kea Management Board OKs Thirty Meter Telescope

Governor signs off on environmental impact statement; conservation district use permit next

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Update on Thirty Meter Telescope's final EIS, permit

Update on Thirty Meter Telescope’s final EIS, permit

By Sandra Dawson, Task Leader for TMT Site Master Planning TMT Final EIS Process The almost two-year-long TMT Final Environmental Impact Statement (FEIS) process is nearing conclusion. The FEIS is in its final stage of internal approval. It will be sent to the Mauna Kea Management Board for approval in early April and then forwarded […]

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TMT comments due by July 7. You heard 'em, tell 'em what you think ...

TMT wraps up EIS meetings across Big Island

TMT comments due by July 7. You heard ’em, tell ’em what you think …

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