Tag: astronomy

Growing Hawaiʻi’s next generation of astronomers

Growing Hawaiʻi’s next generation of astronomers

May 26, 2017  |  Comments
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The collaborative agreement will develop more opportunities for local high school students to utilize educational potential of the Maunakea Observatories.

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University of Hawaiʻi 88-inch Telescope to undergo repair and maintenance

University of Hawaiʻi 88-inch Telescope to undergo repair and maintenance

May 1, 2017  |  Comments
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The renovation will include fresh paint, exterior siding and roof repair, weather sealing of the dome, improved lightning protection and safety upgrades.

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Hawaiʻi-built infrared instrument for world’s largest solar telescope catches first rays

Hawaiʻi-built infrared instrument for world’s largest solar telescope catches first rays

April 12, 2017  |  Comments
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When the Daniel K. Inouye Solar Telescope is completed it will rely on two complex infrared instruments being built by the University of Hawaii Institute for Astronomy.

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Project Imua team looking forward to third rocket launch

Project Imua team looking forward to third rocket launch

March 7, 2017  |  Comments
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NASA videographer Kjell Redal’s documentary looks back on Project Imua’s second launch.

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President’s February highlights and updates

President’s February highlights and updates

February 24, 2017  |  1 Comment
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Highlights of the president’s report include UH’s commitment to equity and safety, Culinary Institute of the Pacific first phase completed and governor’s budget and legislative update.

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Maunakea studied as a contemporary place of contrasting world views

Maunakea studied as a contemporary place of contrasting world views

February 14, 2017  |  Comments
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UH Hilo’s Cosmos and Culture course delves into historical, intellectual, social and cultural context of astronomical discovery from a multitude of perspectives.

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Maunakea Observatories award Nānākuli and Kapolei students with research time

Maunakea Observatories award Nānākuli and Kapolei students with research time

February 8, 2017  |  Comments
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Six Hawaiʻi high school students put their observation time at the Canada-France-Hawaiʻi Telescope, Subaru Telescope and Gemini Observatory.

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Newly discovered intergalactic void repels Milky Way

Newly discovered intergalactic void repels Milky Way

January 30, 2017  |  1 Comment
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By identifying the Dipole Repeller, researchers are able to explain both the direction of the Milky Way’s motion and its velocity relative to the rest of the Universe.

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Nick Kaiser awarded Royal Astronomical Society’s highest honor

Nick Kaiser awarded Royal Astronomical Society’s highest honor

January 13, 2017  |  Comments
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Nick Kaiser is being honored for his extensive theoretical and observational work on cosmology, including how matter—both dark and visible—is distributed on the largest scales.

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From vision to reality: UH Hilo’s Hōkū Keʻa telescope comes into focus

From vision to reality: UH Hilo’s Hōkū Keʻa telescope comes into focus

December 28, 2016  |  Comments
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Astronomer Pierre Martin and student Callie Crowder have assembled and calibrated the telescope’s various components, including the computers, dome and instruments.

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