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A Fight Over A Sacred Mountaintop Will Shape The Future Of Astronomy

A Fight Over A Sacred Mountaintop Will Shape The Future Of Astronomy

For years, it seemed as if the future of the Thirty Meter Telescope was writ in the stars. The enormous, next-generation observatory would explore the birth of galaxies and seek signs of life on alien worlds from atop the dormant volcano of Mauna Kea, one of the best places on…