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The ‘groundbreaking’ Caltech telescope is set for dismantling to make way for TMT

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                                The Caltech Submillimeter Observatory on the Big Island.

    COURTESY CALTECH

    The Caltech Submillimeter Observatory on the Big Island.

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                                An aerial view of the observatory at Mauna Kea. The draft Site Decommissioning was approved by the Maunakea Management Board this week.

    COURTESY CALTECH

    An aerial view of the observatory at Mauna Kea. The draft Site Decommissioning was approved by the Maunakea Management Board this week.

At one time it was one of the world’s premier observatories for astronomical research and instrument development at submillimeter wavelengths. Read more

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