JSPS Science Café was held on September 1 at the JSPS Washington Office.
Dr. Masanori Iye (Japan Representative and the Vice-Chair of the TMT International Observatory Governing Board), gave a lecture under the title of “New Glimpse of the Universe with the Thirty Meter Telescope (TMT)”
Dr. Iye spoke his view of the current status of the TMT project, engineering features, and the scientific objectives of the project.
After the lecture, his talk spurred lively Q&A discussions with the participants more than 20.
For further details on the TMT project, http://www.tmt.org/