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In Memoriam – João E. Steiner

The team at GMTO Corporation is celebrating the life of astronomer João Evangelista Steiner, who died unexpectedly on September 10, 2020. As a professor at the Institute of Astronomy, Geophysics, and Atmospheric Sciences of the University of São Paulo, Dr. Steiner made remarkable contributions to the Brazilian and international astronomical communities. MORE...

Meet GMTO: Bob Turner

Bob Turner is GMTO’s Deputy Site Enclosure and Facilities Manager. He has a B.S. in Economics and has been with GMTO since 2016. What sparked your interest in working with GMTO? I was given the opportunity to work as a consultant for GMTO and one of the selling points was the wow factor attached to MORE...

Hubble Space Telescope’s 30th Anniversary

In celebrating the Hubble Space Telescope’s 30th year in orbit, GMT Project Manager, Dr. James Fanson, and GMT Project Scientist, Dr. Rebecca Bernstein, share their thoughts on Hubble and its impact on astronomy. How do Hubble images and discoveries help make astronomy accessible to the public? The combined sensitivity and resolution of the Hubble Space MORE...