Western Roofing Magazine, subsidiary of Architectural West Magazine, is running our LO/MIT article on the recent Kitt Peak Radiant Barrier Roof Coating project in its Jan/Feb 2017 issue. It’s a unique Read More
Kitt Peak Observatory Gets a Facelift
Kitt Peak Observatory’s Mayall 18-story tall Observatory (Tucson, AZ) got a fresh coat of paint this summer. The massive 30,000sqft, 500 ton telescope dome structure that houses a 4-meter telescope was coated Read More
LO/MIT Newsletter: 2015 Q3
2015 – Quarter 3 For the U.S., a cool Spring and unique weather events leads to a delayed A/C season for most. At the same time, draught continues in the Read More
Watch Exoplanet Around Distant Star
Gemini South Telescope (Chile), coated with LO/MIT, takes a series of images of a gas giant orbiting its parent star 60 light years away. via Astronomy Now Watching An Exoplanet Read More
Javalambre Observatory Astrophysical Survey
The Observatorio Astrophysico de Javalambre (OAJ) is located in the Aragon region of Spain, on a peak near a small village called Teruel. The location is 1957 meters above sea level Read More
Breaking Ground! TMT Construction Gets Underway
The Thirty Meter Telescope (TMT), to be built on the peak of Mauna Kea, HI, will be coated with LO/MIT-I because of its superb optical and thermal properties.
On Site Construction Begins On the Thirty Meter Telescope in Hawaii
On October 7, 2014, a groundbreaking and blessing ceremony for the next-generation Thirty Meter Telescope (TMT) will launch a multi-national $1.4 billion project near the summit of Mauna Kea, Hawaii.
Although access to the TMT construction site will be limited due to the area’s sensitive environment and harsh physical conditions, the ceremony will be fully accessible via a live-stream webcast.
George Takei, noted actor, director and author, known for his role in the television series Star Trek, will present pre-recorded science segments during the live webcast. Dr. Robert Hurt, researcher, science podcaster and lecturer, will host the webcast, available at tmt.org/buildingTMT.