The 'TMT' (thirty meter telescope) project FINALLY gets the go ahead!

Wednesday, 4 October 2017  |  Admin

The TMT project was originally granted back in 2015 but since the the project has being mired with controversy leading to the Hawaii’s supreme court invalidated the telescope’s first construction permit in December 2015, putting the project in limbo ever since. But now finally the TMT project has been given the green light.

The Scope's mirror will be made up of 492 individual mirror segments, arranged in a 98 feet circle (30 meters) round, The project is set to cost a mind blowing 1.4 Billion dollars!

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