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If TMT goes, billions of research dollars could go with it

  • BRUCE ASATO / BASATO@STARADVERTISER.COM

    “We can’t damage the future as the only price to solve these (protest) grievances. There’s got to be another way. There has to be a middle ground that can help address the real grievances but protecting this project that is so important to Hawaii’s future and so potentially damaging if it fails.”

    Vassilis Syrmos

    UH vice president for research and innovation

The man in charge of research and innovation at the University of Hawaii says there’s more at stake in the Thirty Meter Telescope impasse than the loss of an important astronomy outpost. Read more

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