Tag: astronomy

Discovery of tenth Tatooine-like circumbinary planet

Discovery of tenth Tatooine-like circumbinary planet

August 13, 2015  |  Comments
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A team of astronomers, including University of Hawaiʻi astronomer Nader Haghighipour, will announce the discovery of the tenth transiting circumbinary planet.

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NASA rocket launches UH Community Colleges’ scientific payload into space

NASA rocket launches UH Community Colleges’ scientific payload into space

August 12, 2015  |  1 Comment
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UH community college students watched their scientific payload spin into space aboard a NASA rocket.

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NASA scrubs rocket launch carrying Project Imua payload, reschedules for August 12

NASA scrubs rocket launch carrying Project Imua payload, reschedules for August 12

August 11, 2015  |  Comments
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Bad weather caused NASA to scrub planned launch of a rocket carrying a scientific payload designed by University of Hawaiʻi Community College students.

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UH Community College students prepare for NASA launch

UH Community College students prepare for NASA launch

August 10, 2015  |  Comments
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UH students tour NASA’s Wallops Flight Facility in preparation for launch on August 11.

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Is there life in the Alpha Centauri system?

Is there life in the Alpha Centauri system?

August 6, 2015  |  2 Comments
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Scientists propose a sensitive technique for detecting photosynthetic organisms in extrasolar planetary systems.

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UH astronomer to head international astronomical division on planetary science and astrobiology

UH astronomer to head international astronomical division on planetary science and astrobiology

July 29, 2015  |  4 Comments
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Nader Haghighipour, an astronomer at the Institute for Astronomy, has been elected president of Division F (planetary systems and astrobiology) of the International Astronomical Union.

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From around the world: High school students gather in Hilo to learn from local scientists and engineers

From around the world: High school students gather in Hilo to learn from local scientists and engineers

July 23, 2015  |  Comments
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ʻImiloa Astronomy Center of Hawaiʻi hosts third annual Pacific Astronomy and Engineering Summit

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Project Imua takes education out of this atmosphere

Project Imua takes education out of this atmosphere

July 16, 2015  |  1 Comment
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Multi-campus student team prepares for Project Imua payload launch in August at NASA’s Wallops Flight Facility.

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Astronomy alum wins prestigious Trumpler Award

Astronomy alum wins prestigious Trumpler Award

July 14, 2015

UH Mānoa Institute for Astronomy graduate H. Jabran Zahid receives award for research on chemical evolution of galaxies.

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UH Hilo decommissioning Hoku Keʻa telescope on Maunakea

UH Hilo decommissioning Hoku Keʻa telescope on Maunakea

July 7, 2015  |  Comments
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UH Hilo to begin decommissioning of Hoku Keʻa telescope in early 2016.

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