TMT will participate again at this year's Journey Through The Universe's Family Science Day and Astronomy Educators in the Classroom. more »
During the week of January 26, 2015, the Thirty Meter Telescope performed a series of "shake tests" in El Segundo, California. A major earthquake was simulated to confirm that the telescope's mirror segments would survive without damage. more »
The THINK (The Hawaii Island New Knowledge) Fund application at the Pauahi Foundation opened on February 4, 2015. This is a new, multi-year scholarship fund for the Pauahi Foundation. more »
TMT will host an Open House at the annual American Astronomical Society (AAS) meeting in Seattle, WA on Monday, 5 January, at 5:30 pm, in room 6B. more »
Hawaii's astronomy sector generated a statewide economic impact of $168 million in 2012, and the Big Island was the major beneficiary, researchers at the University of Hawaii Economic Research Organization have discovered.
Using the latest available numbers, UHERO reported $88 million in astronomy-related expenditures in 2012, with $58 million of the spending and $92 million of the economic impact on the Big Island, where most of the state's telescopes are located. more »
The second annual call for new members of the Thirty Meter Telescope (TMT) International Science Development Teams (ISDTs) is now open. The ISDTs are organized around eight science themes, from our solar system to cosmology. more »