Jan 13, 2020
554: Big Telescope Controversy in Hawai'i
Astronomy Cast 554: Big Telescope Controversy in Hawai'i
by Fraser Cain & Dr. Pamela Gay
This week we're live at the American Astronomical Society's 235th meeting in Honolulu, Hawai'i. We learned about new planets, black holes and star formation, but the big issue hanging over the whole conference is the protests and politics over the new Thirty Meter Telescope due for construction on Mauna Kea.