Facts vs. myths: Debunking oft-cited claims about TMT

  • Photo courtesy TMT An artist's rendering shows the position of the Thirty Meter Telescope, seen on the bottom-left, in comparison to the other telescopes on Maunakea's summit.

Some opposition to the Thirty Meter Telescope is being fueled by prominent people — celebrities, musicians and politicians — who have offered their support to the Maunakea “protectors” via social media.