“Mirror delivered to giant solar telescope despite Native Hawaiian protest”

Written by Ilima Loomis | Published 02/24/2018 | Posted in

Trucks carrying the primary mirror for the world’s largest solar telescope advanced past a line of protesters in the early morning hours on Wednesday, delivering it to the top of Haleakalā, the 3055-meter summit of Maui. Just after 4 a.m. Hawaii time, several people were arrested in a peaceful demonstration that suddenly turned confrontational.

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