The fight to build Earth’s most powerful telescope on sacred ground

Business Insider: The summit of Mauna Kea in Hawaii is arguably the most perfect spot in the world for a telescope. But some native Hawaiians who believe the mountain top is a sacred site and are worried about the ecological impacts of building a huge telescope there, may disagree. The peak of the mountain is nearly 14,000 feet above sea level, looming high above any light pollution and most clouds. It's a crystal-clear window into the cosmos. Astronomers want to build a new telescope, called the Thirty-Meter Telescope......

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