Tag: astronomy

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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Third Maunakea observatory set for decommissioning

Third Maunakea observatory set for decommissioning

October 21, 2015  |  3 Comments
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UH to decommission the United Kingdom Infrared Telescope

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Robotic laser astronomy on the rise

Robotic laser astronomy on the rise

October 12, 2015  |  1 Comment
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Robotic laser adaptive optics system developed by UH astronomer Christoph Baranec gets new home at at Kitt Peak National Observatory in Arizona.

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Discovery of tenth Tatooine-like circumbinary planet

Discovery of tenth Tatooine-like circumbinary planet

August 13, 2015  |  1 Comment
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A team of astronomers, including University of Hawaiʻi astronomer Nader Haghighipour, will announce the discovery of the tenth transiting circumbinary planet.

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NASA rocket launches UH Community Colleges’ scientific payload into space

NASA rocket launches UH Community Colleges’ scientific payload into space

August 12, 2015  |  1 Comment
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UH community college students watched their scientific payload spin into space aboard a NASA rocket.

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NASA scrubs rocket launch carrying Project Imua payload, reschedules for August 12

NASA scrubs rocket launch carrying Project Imua payload, reschedules for August 12

August 11, 2015  |  Comments
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Bad weather caused NASA to scrub planned launch of a rocket carrying a scientific payload designed by University of Hawaiʻi Community College students.

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