Tag: astronomy

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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Institute for Astronomy holds annual open house

Institute for Astronomy holds annual open house

April 8, 2013  |  Comments
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UH Mānoa’s Institute for Astronomy hold their annual open house at its Manoa headquarters on on April 14.

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Distance to neighbor galaxy measured more accurately

Distance to neighbor galaxy measured more accurately

March 8, 2013  |  2 Comments
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An international team of astronomers, including two from the University of Hawaii at Manoa, has measured the distance to our neighboring galaxy more accurately than ever before.

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Satellite launch and space science featured in Readying for liftoff

Satellite launch and space science featured in Readying for liftoff

March 5, 2013  |  Comments
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Projects led by University of Hawaiʻi researchers in the areas of astronomy and space science bring hands-on learning opportunities for students and high-tech careers to Hawaiʻi.

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UH astronomers developing system to identify dangerous asteroids

UH astronomers developing system to identify dangerous asteroids

February 21, 2013  |  Comments
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A $5-million grant from NASA aids in the development of the Asteroid Terrestrial-Impact Last Alert System, which will identify dangerous asteroids before their final plunge to Earth.

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Anonymous donor makes $9.2 million gift to UH

Anonymous donor makes $9.2 million gift to UH

January 15, 2013  |  4 Comments
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One of the largest gift commitments ever made to UH by a private individual will fund student scholarships and support science and culinary programs.

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UH in the News, January 8-14, 2013

UH in the News, January 8-14, 2013

January 15, 2013  |  Comments
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News coverage of University of Hawaiʻi people, programs and activities for January 8–14, 2013.

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