As we collect original talks, presentations, and reports we'll make these available to our community as "Colossus Resources" that you may download and use for your own thoughts and presentations. We only ask that you credit "The Colossus Project" in any of the reports or Powerpoint slide material that you use.

TALKS:

Looking Beyond 30m-class Telescopes: The Colossus Project, Jeff Kuhn, SPIE Astronomical Telescopes and Instrumentation (2014) PDF,

New strategies for an extremely large telescope dedicated to extremely high contrast: The Colossus Project, Gil Moretto, SPIE Astronomical Telescopes and Instrumentation (2014) PDF,

Existential Education, Cosmic Intelligence, and the Colossus Project, Jeff Kuhn, TEDxHonoluluED (2014)
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PAPERS:

Partially filled aperture interferometric telescopes: achieving large aperture and coronagraphic performance, Moretto, G., Kuhn, J.R., Berdyugina, S.V., Langlois, M., Tallona, M., Thiebaut, E., Halliday, D., SPIE Astronomical Telescopes and Instrumentation, 12 pp., in press (2016)
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Looking Beyond 30m-class Telescopes: The Colossus Project, Kuhn, J.R., Berdyugina, S.V., Langlois, M., Moretto, G., Harlingten, C., Halliday, D., SPIE Astronomical Telescopes and Instrumentation, 9145, id. 91451G 8 pp. (2014)
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New strategies for an extremely large telescope dedicated to extremely high contrast: The Colossus Project, Moretto, G., Kuhn, J.R., Thiebaut, E., Langlois, M., Berdyugina, S.V., Harlingten, C., Halliday, D., SPIE Astronomical Telescopes and Instrumentation, 9145, id. 91451L 9 pp. (2014)
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Highly sensitive telescope designs for higher contrast observations, Moretto, G. and Kuhn, J.R., Adv. Opt. Techn. 3(3): 251-264 (2014)
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Global Warming as a Detectable Thermodynamic Marker of Earth-like Extrasolar Civilizations: The case for a Telescope like Colossus, Kuhn, J.R., Berdyugina, S.V., International Journal of Astrobiology, 14, 401-410 (2015)
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Remote Sensing of Life: Polarimetric Signatures of Photosynthetic Pigments as New Biomarkers, Berdyugina, S.V., Kuhn, J.R., Harrington, D.M., Santl-Temkiv, T., Messersmith, E.J., International Journal of Astrobiology, 15, 45-56 (2016)
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How to find ET with infrared light, Kuhn, J.R., Berdyugina, S.V., Halliday, D., Harlingten, C., Astronomy, June issue, pp. 30-35 (2013)
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