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Fastest star in Milky Way propelled by a thermonuclear supernova

Fastest star in Milky Way propelled by a thermonuclear supernova

March 9, 2015  |  2 Comments
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Institute for Astronomy’s Eugene Magnier part of international team of astronomers to find a star that breaks the galactic speed record.

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UH Hilo collaborates on statewide agricultural survey

UH Hilo collaborates on statewide agricultural survey

March 9, 2015  |  Comments
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Statewide agricultural survey to provide a digital depiction of the 2015 agricultural footprint of the state.

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Second known case of a planet in a quadruple star system discovered

Second known case of a planet in a quadruple star system discovered

March 5, 2015  |  Comments
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This discovery was made using UH Mānoa Institute for Astronomy’s Robo-AO adaptive optics system.

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Hawaiʻi groundwater and geothermal data compiled for first time

Hawaiʻi groundwater and geothermal data compiled for first time

March 2, 2015  |  Comments
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The Hawaiʻi Institute for Geophysics and Planetology launches online resources consolidating existing information and new data related groundwater and geothermal resources.

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UHERO forecast: Hawaiʻi on steady course for 2015

UHERO forecast: Hawaiʻi on steady course for 2015

February 27, 2015  |  Comments
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The University of Hawaiʻi Economic Research Organization forecast predicts that Hawaiʻi’s economy in 2015 will look a lot like last year’s.

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Rare cancer found in Nevada likely caused by asbestos in nature

Rare cancer found in Nevada likely caused by asbestos in nature

February 12, 2015  |  Comments
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UH Cancer Center researchers found that southern Nevada counties show high proportions of women and younger residents with an aggressive cancer commonly found in older men exposed to asbestos.

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Physicists find fractal patterns in pulsating stars

Physicists find fractal patterns in pulsating stars

February 5, 2015  |  Comments
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UH Manoa physicists are part of a team that reports the first evidence of fractal features in the details of stellar pulsations.

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Study finds heavy rainfall events becoming more frequent on Hawai’i Island

Study finds heavy rainfall events becoming more frequent on Hawai’i Island

February 5, 2015  |  Comments
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University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa researchers determined that heavy rainfall events have become more frequent over the last 50 years on Hawaiʻi Island.

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New species discovered beneath ocean crust

New species discovered beneath ocean crust

February 4, 2015  |  1 Comment
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UH Mānoa researchers discover new microbes that may play an important role in the global carbon cycle.

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Study of tropical high mountain regions the focus of new report

Study of tropical high mountain regions the focus of new report

February 3, 2015  |  Comments
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The findings of an international symposium on tropical alpine systems is now available online.

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