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Pan-STARRS chases source of LIGO gravity wave event

Pan-STARRS chases source of LIGO gravity wave event

February 12, 2016  |  Comments
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UH’s Panoramic Survey Telescope and Rapid Response System maps the sky looking for LIGO gravity wave event.

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University of Hawaiʻi reaffirms support of TMT project

University of Hawaiʻi reaffirms support of TMT project

February 11, 2016  |  1 Comment
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University of Hawaiʻi remains steadfast in our support for locating the Thirty Meter Telescope in Hawaiʻi.

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Star-Crossed Lovers Valentine’s astronomy shows

Star-Crossed Lovers Valentine’s astronomy shows

February 10, 2016  |  Comments
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Windward CC’s Hōkūlani Imaginarium presents Star-Crossed Lovers, a special Valentine’s Day show for adults.

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Access to UH Hilo astronomy center expands for island school children

Access to UH Hilo astronomy center expands for island school children

December 23, 2015  |  1 Comment
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The Japan Foundation for Promotion of Astronomy grant will subsidize roundtrip bus transportation for all eligible Hawaiʻi Island classes to visit the ʻImiloa Astronomy Center.

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Hawaii Supreme Court rules on Thirty Meter Telescope permit

Hawaii Supreme Court rules on Thirty Meter Telescope permit

December 2, 2015  |  Comments
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The Hawaiʻi Supreme Court issued an opinion today vacating the State Board of Land and Natural Resources Conservation District Use Permit for the TMT.

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UH confirms TMT project is the last telescope site on Maunakea

UH confirms TMT project is the last telescope site on Maunakea

November 23, 2015  |  Comments
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Agreement specifying last new area on the mountain where a telescope project will be sought is part of Governor Ige’s “10-Step Way Forward” plan.

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Main-belt asteroid shows evidence of March collision

Main-belt asteroid shows evidence of March collision

November 18, 2015  |  Comments
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Researchers make new observations on main-belt asteroid Griseldis, suggesting an impact.

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New light shed on the origins of Earth’s water

New light shed on the origins of Earth’s water

November 16, 2015  |  3 Comments
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UH Mānoa researchers find evidence that Earth’s water was a part of the planet from the beginning.

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Asteroid discovered by UH telescope to make close Halloween flyby

Asteroid discovered by UH telescope to make close Halloween flyby

October 22, 2015  |  Comments
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A large near-Earth asteroid named 2015 TB145, discovered by the UH’s Pan-STARRS1 Telescope atop Haleakala, will pass close to Earth on October 31.

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Journey through the universe in Gunther Hasinger’s new book

Journey through the universe in Gunther Hasinger’s new book

October 21, 2015  |  1 Comment
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UH Mānoa Institute for Astronomy Director Günther Hasinger’ new book, Astronomy’s Limitless Journey.

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