Controversial telescope to be built on sacred Hawaiian peak

U.S. 06/20/19, 20:23

After years of protests and legal battles, officials have announced that a massive telescope which will allow scientists to peer into the most distant reaches of our early universe will be built on a Hawaiian volcano that some consider sacred. The ...

Dartmouth professor wins top religion prize

Science 03/19/19, 05:59

A Dartmouth College professor of physics and astronomy was awarded one of the world's leading religion prizes for blending hard science and deep spirituality in his work, a foundation announced Tuesday.The John Templeton Foundation is awarding its 2019 prize to ...

Hawaii Supreme Court upholds permit for giant telescope

Science 10/30/18, 18:55

After years of delay, including lengthy court battles and passionate protests from those willing to be arrested for blocking construction crews, builders of a giant telescope plan to move forward with constructing the $1.4 billion instrument on a Hawaii mountain ...

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