/, Op-Eds/Ainokea, Maunakea

“The universe is a beautifully destructive place – filled with massive supernovae and stars 1,200 times larger than our own sun. However, much of the universe is still undiscovered. To solve this problem we have the unimaginatively named Thirty Meter Telescope (TMT), a multi-national $1.4 billion project designed to provide us with views of the stars and galaxies at the very edge of the observable universe, according to the TMT’s website.

Unfortunately, the location where the TMT is being built, Maunakea, happens to be sacred Hawaiian ground, and protestors are failing to see the larger picture.”

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