Tag: astronomy

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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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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