Tag: astronomy

Lassner supports governor’s Maunakea plan

Lassner supports governor’s Maunakea plan

May 26, 2015  |  2 Comments
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University of Hawaiʻi President David Lassner said that the university “can and must do better.”

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Starry splendor this summer at Hōkūlani Imaginarium

Starry splendor this summer at Hōkūlani Imaginarium

May 26, 2015  |  Comments
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Experience Windward CC’s Hōkūlani Imaginarium with spectacular summer showings

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No easy feat: Observing a solar eclipse over the Arctic

No easy feat: Observing a solar eclipse over the Arctic

April 29, 2015  |  1 Comment
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The international Solar Wind Sherpas team braved Arctic weather to successfully observe the total solar eclipse of March 20 from Greenland.

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Robotically discovering Earth’s nearest neighbors

Robotically discovering Earth’s nearest neighbors

April 28, 2015  |  13 Comments
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Team of astronomers recently discovered a planetary system orbiting a nearby star only 54 light-years away.

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Cold cosmic mystery solved

Cold cosmic mystery solved

April 20, 2015  |  2 Comments
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A research team of led by Astronomer István Szapudi discover what might be the largest known structure in the universe that leaves its imprint on cosmic microwave background radiation.

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Stewardship by UH to protect Maunakea for future generations

Stewardship by UH to protect Maunakea for future generations

April 15, 2015  |  9 Comments
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The mission is to protect the natural, cultural and scientific resources of the mountain through community-led management.

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Internationally known astronomer R. Brent Tully funds endowment to bring stars to UH

Internationally known astronomer R. Brent Tully funds endowment to bring stars to UH

April 15, 2015  |  Comments
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R. Brent Tully uses prize to establish the R. Brent Tully Distinguished Visitors Endowed Fund for the UH Manoa Institute for Astronomy.

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Institute for Astronomy holds popular open house

Institute for Astronomy holds popular open house

April 1, 2015  |  Comments
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The importance of light and light-based technologies for sustainable development will be featured at the Institute for Astronomy open house on April 12.

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Thirty Meter Telescope update and background

Thirty Meter Telescope update and background

March 31, 2015  |  17 Comments
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The construction phase beginning on the Thirty Meter Telescope (TMT) project on Maunakea on Hawaiʻi Island has prompted protests and media coverage.

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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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