In Rarotonga, Phil Evans doesn’t have a telescope of the size you see at international observatories.
But today’s technology allows him to log in remotely, every day, to his observatory in Chile that he accesses remotely on a daily basis – the culmination of 20 years of stargazing.
The manufacture of the 3600km Avaroa Cable has been completed and engineers will begin laying it later this year – but authorities are still awaiting Rarotonga landowners’ agreement to bring it ashore at Rutaki.
An hour-long internet outage throughout Cook Islands yesterday was caused by an issue at the Hawai’i-based company that provides satellite internet.
Cook Islands’ very first team to enter the FIRST Global Robotics Championship in Dubai have returned home with the 30th spot out of 189 competing countries.