Researchers at existing Mauna Kea observatories to return to work after ‘longest suspension in history’

//Researchers at existing Mauna Kea observatories to return to work after ‘longest suspension in history’

Researchers at existing Mauna Kea observatories to return to work after ‘longest suspension in history’

Researchers at the existing observatories atop Mauna Kea announced Friday that they will be returning to work after four weeks — the longest suspension period in the telescopes' 50-year history. The unscheduled hiatus was the result of a weeks-long standoff at Mauna Kea where protesters of the $1.4 billion Thirty Meter Telescope have been blocking access. While Mauna Kea Access Road remains blockaded, officials say that protesters agreed to permit researchers entry after Gov. David Ige withdrew…

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