Tag: astronomy

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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Construction to begin on solar telescope

Construction to begin on solar telescope

November 16, 2012  |  Comments
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The state Board of Land and Natural Resources reaffirmed its approval of a key permit to allow construction to move forward on the Advanced Technology Solar Telescope.

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Manoa hosts physics and astronomy open house

Manoa hosts physics and astronomy open house

November 15, 2012  |  Comments
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The free event features physics and astronomy research and applications presented by faculty and students.

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Linking obesity and breast cancer, and more in the news

Linking obesity and breast cancer, and more in the news

October 12, 2012  |  Comments
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A study linking body weight and breast cancer by the University of Hawaiʻi Cancer Center is among the UH programs and people highlighted in news coverage during the past week.

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National Plug In Day hits Maui and more in the news

National Plug In Day hits Maui and more in the news

September 21, 2012  |  Comments
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UH Maui College’s celebration of electric vehicles is among the UH programs and people highlighted in news coverage during the past week.

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More-affordable legacies at UH and more in the news

More-affordable legacies at UH and more in the news

September 7, 2012  |  Comments
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Affordable naming opportunities for UH community college facilities are among the items highlighted in news coverage of UH programs and people over the past week.

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Astronomer receives Humboldt Research Fellowship

Astronomer receives Humboldt Research Fellowship

March 6, 2012  |  Comments
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Institute for Astronomy’s Nader Haghighipour receives a Humboldt fellowship to work on planets in binary star systems.

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Impact of light pollution, free film and discussion

Impact of light pollution, free film and discussion

December 27, 2011  |  Comments
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International filmmaker and Mānoa astronomy specialist discuss lighting issues at screening of The City Dark.

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