Column: Rejection of TMT would be disastrous for growth of astronomy and technology in Hawaii

//Column: Rejection of TMT would be disastrous for growth of astronomy and technology in Hawaii

On his way back to the airport last week, let’s hope the Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson had a chance to really look around.

Johnson did a drop-in last week to drum up publicity for the Mauna Kea protesters, who are blocking construction of the $1.4 billion Thirty Meter Telescope project on the mountain.

I don’t know how much Johnson could open his eyes to the reality of the situation; he tweeted that he kept his glasses on so fans wouldn’t know he was teary.

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