5 Jan 2015
Sometime in 2023, a 30-metre man-made "eye" will open atop the Hawaiian volcanic dome of Mauna Kea in search of life beyond the solar system. And India would have contributed its "iris".
3 Dec 2014
On Tuesday, Union Minister for Science and Technology Harsh Vardhan signed a multilateral agreement admitting India‘s participation in the development of the Thirty Metre Telescope (TMT) in Hawaii.
2 Dec 2014
Today in New Delhi, officials of the government of India signed documents establishing the country as a full partner in the TMT project. With this new membership agreement, India has now secured observing time for its scientists at the world-class observatory, slated to see first light in the 2020s