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UH Hilo student Derek Hand conducting astronomy research on merging galaxies

UH Hilo student Derek Hand conducting astronomy research on merging galaxies

April 13, 2016  |  Comments
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UH Hilo astronomy and physics major Derek Hand and mentor Andreea Petric are advancing humanity’s knowledge about merging galaxies

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UH Hilo astronomy students take spectacular pictures of night sky

UH Hilo astronomy students take spectacular pictures of night sky

March 29, 2016  |  Comments
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At recent observing sessions on Maunakea, UH Hilo students studied a comet, measured aspects of Jupiter and more.

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UH astronomers help local high school students compete for telescope time

UH astronomers help local high school students compete for telescope time

March 2, 2016  |  Comments
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First program of its kind provides observing time on a world-class telescope for Hawaiʻi’s aspiring young astronomers.

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Mystery of disappearing asteroids solved

Mystery of disappearing asteroids solved

February 17, 2016  |  1 Comment
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A new study shows that asteroid and comets are destroyed much farther from the Sun than thought.

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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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