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The TMT is grateful for the work done in the Canary Islands

During the last year, different administrations in the Canary Islands have been working to obtain administrative licenses to build the...
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Neighbors of El Roque de los Muchachos: Jacobus Japteyn Telescope

El TJK was commissioned more than 30 years ago by United Kingdom, Ireland and The Netherlands.  In 2003 the financing...
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Dr. Edward Stone receives 2019 Shaw Prize in Astronomy

TMT International Observatory Executive Director, Dr. Edward C. Stone, has been awarded the prestigious 2019 Shaw Prize in Astronomy for his leadership...
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The Facts About TMT on Maunakea

CULTURAL   What is TMT doing to protect Maunakea’s cultural resources? TMT is committed to a new paradigm of development...
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Roque de los Muchachos an excellent place for astronomical science

There are a few places on earth where the conditions to observe the universe are exceptional. In the north hemisphere,...
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Neighbours of El Roque de los Muchachos: Gran Telescopio Canarias (GTC)

  Inaugurated in July 2007, the GTC emerged as an initiative of the Astrophysical Institute of the Canary Islands (IAC),...
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Neighbours of El Roque de los Muchachos: Liverpool Telescope (LT)

The Liverpool telescope began in 1996 as a joint project of Liverpool John Moores University and the Royal Greenwich Observatory,...
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Neighbours of El Roque de los Muchachos: SWEDISH SOLAR REFRACTOR (SST)

The SST is the largest solar telescope in Europe and the number one in the world in terms of spatial...
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Neighbours of El Roque de los Muchachos: Mercator Telescope

The Mercator Telescope is a quasi-robotic telescope product of the collaboration between the Institute of Astronomy of the University of...