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Earthquake-damaged Japanese observatory finds new home on Haleakala

Earthquake-damaged Japanese observatory finds new home on Haleakala

September 10, 2014  |  Comments
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The Institute for Astronomy facilitates the re-use of an existing dome on Haleakalā for the Tohoku 60-centimeter telescope.

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UH scientist maps supercluster of galaxies, names it Laniakea

UH scientist maps supercluster of galaxies, names it Laniakea

September 3, 2014  |  2 Comments
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UH Mānoa astronomer R. Brent Tully has led an international team of astronomers in defining the supercluster of galaxies containing our own Milky Way

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New astrophysics and astronomy degrees launched at UH Manoa

New astrophysics and astronomy degrees launched at UH Manoa

August 25, 2014  |  Comments
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The Board of Regents approved the College of Natural Sciences’ undergraduate astronomy and astrophysics degree programs.

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Laser wielding robot probes exoplanet systems

Laser wielding robot probes exoplanet systems

August 5, 2014  |  Comments
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An international team, including the Institute for Astronomy’s Christoph Baranec, is using the world’s first robotic laser adaptive optics system to explore thousands of exoplanet systems.

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UH receives major contract for solar telescope instrument

UH receives major contract for solar telescope instrument

July 21, 2014  |  Comments
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UH Institute for Astronomy awarded major contract to build new instrument to measure solar magnetism.

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Silhouettes of early galaxies reveal few seeds for new stars

Silhouettes of early galaxies reveal few seeds for new stars

July 15, 2014  |  Comments
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An international team of astronomers, including Regina Jorgenson of the Institute of Astronomy at the UH Manoa, discover a lack of hydrogen molecules in young galaxies

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Exoplanet paper wins National Academy of Sciences prize

Exoplanet paper wins National Academy of Sciences prize

March 19, 2014  |  Comments
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The prevalence of Earth-size planets orbiting Sun-like stars was judged top physical and mathematical sciences paper published in National Academy of Sciences journal.

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UH Manoa holds physics and astronomy open house

UH Manoa holds physics and astronomy open house

November 20, 2013  |  Comments
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The UH Mānoa Department of Physics and Astronomy will hold an open house on Saturday, November 23

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Astronomy event inspires kids young and old

Astronomy event inspires kids young and old

April 15, 2013  |  Comments
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Activities and exhibits attract kids and families to the the annual open house of the Institute for Astronomy.

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Hawaii physicists observe mysterious new particle

Hawaii physicists observe mysterious new particle

April 9, 2013  |  Comments
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The BESIII Experiment team, which includes UH Mānoa’s High Energy Physics Group, reported that the Y(4260) particle decays to a new particle.

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