Hawaiʻi Veteran Astronomer Reflects on Changes, Mauna Kea’s Role In Learning

//Hawaiʻi Veteran Astronomer Reflects on Changes, Mauna Kea’s Role In Learning

A lot has changed in astronomy since Hawaiʻi astronomer Doug Simons began his career more than 30 ago. And a lot has changed on the mountain. Now he’s working to ensure the next generation has the same opportunities that he had.

In May, before the Mauna Kea Access Road was blocked by protesters, Simons invited HPR on a tour of one of the Mauna Kea Observatories. The 56-year-old Simons doesn’t make the trek up to Mauna Kea as frequently as he’d like to.

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