My Inner Battleground


The legal battle between Hawaiian religious claims to the undeveloped lands at the summit of Maunakea and the aspirations of a global community of astronomers to push back the limits of scientific understanding is about to be resolved. In this service, Bill Scarvie will explore his inner conflict over the Thirty Meter Telescope and apparently divergent views of the sacred. He asks, “Can we keep our feet on the ground while reaching for the stars?”

TMT Battleground – Bill Scarvie Sermon

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