TMT announces the 2015 Science Forum titled “Maximizing Transformative Science with TMT.” The forum will be held June 23-25, 2015 at the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) & Mayflower Renaissance Hotel in Washington D.C. more »
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 »