Stories tagged "International Year of Astronomy"

Mauna Kea selected for powerful telescope

July 22nd, 2009 | by Cheryl Ernst | Comments Off

Mauna Kea edged out a Chile site as future home of the Thirty Meter Telescope, which will be the world’s most powerful optical instrument

Moon Missions

July 21st, 2009 | by Malamalama Staff | 2 Comments

Two groups of University of Hawaiʻi scientists are involved in research related to NASA’s plan to return humans to the Moon.

Sky Survey for Survival and Science

June 1st, 2009 | by Cheryl Ernst | 5 Comments

Spearheaded by UH Mānoa’s Institute for Astronomy, the Pan-STARRS project surveys the sky for killer asteroids and new scientific understanding.

Exploring the Sun

June 1st, 2009 | by Jennifer Crites | 1 Comment

UH researcher travels far to study the sun during solar eclipses.

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Universal Attraction

June 1st, 2009 | by Malamalama Staff | 6 Comments

In celebration of the International Year of Astronomy, Mālamalama takes a look at UH’s newest group of future astronomers and checks on the activities of Institute for Astronomy Alumni.