UHM Physics Department Colloquia - Previous Years

A History of Astronomy on Mauna Kea and the Case for the TMT

by Prof. Roy Gal (IfA, UH Manoa)

112 (Watanabe Hall)


Watanabe Hall

I will present a history of the development of modern astronomy in Hawaiʻi. I will describe some of the planned TMT science, why Maunakea is the preferred site, and address some of the common misconceptions about the TMT project.
A video of the talk and a pdf file of the slides are included below.