MLPA Initiative Funder pledged $250 million for Mauna Kea telescope – The ECOReport

I would ask all of our aloha aina and ku kiai mauna abroad to see if you can impress upon the funders listed in this article to pull out of the TMT investment.

That would be the greatest help at the moment.

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WHO IS FINANCING THE THIRTY-METER TELESCOPE?:
Multi-national funding for the 1.4 billion dollar project is being provided by:
-The Gordon & Betty Moore Foundation of Palo Alto, California
-National Institutes of Natural Sciences in Japan
-The National Observatories of the Chinese Academy of Sciences
-The California Institute of Technology
-The University of California
-The Indian Institute for Astrophysics
-Association of Canadian Universities for Research in Astronomy (ACURA)
-University of Hawaii
List of TMT financial sponsors:
http://www.noao.edu/noao/noaonews/sep14/pdf/110syssci.pdf

via MLPA Initiative Funder pledged $250 million for Mauna Kea telescope – The ECOReport.

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