Tag: astronomy

Astronomy alum wins prestigious Trumpler Award

Astronomy alum wins prestigious Trumpler Award

July 14, 2015

UH Mānoa Institute for Astronomy graduate H. Jabran Zahid receives award for research on chemical evolution of galaxies.

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UH Hilo decommissioning Hoku Keʻa telescope on Maunakea

UH Hilo decommissioning Hoku Keʻa telescope on Maunakea

July 7, 2015  |  Comments
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UH Hilo to begin decommissioning of Hoku Keʻa telescope in early 2016.

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Nine UH Mānoa students are named ARCS Scholars

Nine UH Mānoa students are named ARCS Scholars

July 6, 2015  |  1 Comment
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Doctoral students recognized for excellence in research with unrestricted grants up to $6,000 each.

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Project Imua payload tested at NASA’s Wallops Flight Facility

Project Imua payload tested at NASA’s Wallops Flight Facility

June 26, 2015  |  2 Comments
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UH Community College students collaborate to build aerial payload to be launched in August

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Project by UH Community College students space bound

Project by UH Community College students space bound

June 12, 2015  |  Comments
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Students from four University of Hawaiʻi Community Colleges are in the final phases of developing and testing a scientific instrument that is scheduled to be launched into space.

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UH implementation plan for improved stewardship of Maunakea

UH implementation plan for improved stewardship of Maunakea

June 1, 2015  |  1 Comment
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The university presents an outline of an action plan for improved stewardship of Maunakea.

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Lassner supports governor’s Maunakea plan

Lassner supports governor’s Maunakea plan

May 26, 2015  |  4 Comments
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University of Hawaiʻi President David Lassner said that the university “can and must do better.”

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Starry splendor this summer at Hōkūlani Imaginarium

Starry splendor this summer at Hōkūlani Imaginarium

May 26, 2015  |  Comments
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Experience Windward CC’s Hōkūlani Imaginarium with spectacular summer showings

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No easy feat: Observing a solar eclipse over the Arctic

No easy feat: Observing a solar eclipse over the Arctic

April 29, 2015  |  1 Comment
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The international Solar Wind Sherpas team braved Arctic weather to successfully observe the total solar eclipse of March 20 from Greenland.

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Robotically discovering Earth’s nearest neighbors

Robotically discovering Earth’s nearest neighbors

April 28, 2015  |  13 Comments
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Team of astronomers recently discovered a planetary system orbiting a nearby star only 54 light-years away.

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