Thirty Meter Telescope

The Next Generation of Telescopes Will Tell Us About the Weather on Other Worlds

A study shows how next-generation Extremely Large Telescopes are going to let astronomers get a glimpse of what's going on…

10 months ago

How Can We Know if We’re Looking at Habitable exo-Earths or Hellish exo-Venuses?

The differences between Earth and Venus are obvious to us. One is radiant with life and adorned with glittering seas,…

1 year ago

Next Generation Telescopes Could Search for Intelligent Civilizations Directly

We're still in the early days of searching for life elsewhere. The Perseverance rover is on its way to a…

2 years ago

Japan Suspends its Funding for the 30-Meter Telescope

Japan has suspended its funding contribution to the controversial Thirty Meter Telescope (TMT) in Hawaii. An international consortium is behind…

4 years ago

How the Next Generation of Ground-Based Super-Telescopes will Directly Observe Exoplanets

According to a new study by an international team of scientists, astronomers will be able to directly observe exoplanets using…

5 years ago

Rise of the Super Telescopes: Why We Build Them

The Super Telescopes are set to advance our understanding of the Universe, and it can all be traced back to…

7 years ago

Rise of the Super Telescopes: The Thirty Meter Telescope

Super Telescopes are designed around enormous primary mirrors to gather light from the most distant objects. The Thirty Meter Telescope…

7 years ago

New Poll Shows 2-1 Margin Of Support From Hawaiians For Thirty Meter Telescope

A new poll has shown that opposition to the construction of the Thirty Meter Telescope - which was originally scheduled…

8 years ago