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Record-setting space travel simulation underway

Record-setting space travel simulation underway

October 16, 2014  |  2 Comments
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Six astronaut-like crew members began their eight month Hawaiʻi Space Exploration Analog and Simulation (HI-SEAS) mission on October 15.

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Crew selected for eight-month Mars simulation

Crew selected for eight-month Mars simulation

September 24, 2014  |  Comments
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For the next HI-SEAS mission, starting October 15, the participants will be isolated in their dome habitat for eight months.

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UH scientist maps supercluster of galaxies, names it Laniakea

UH scientist maps supercluster of galaxies, names it Laniakea

September 3, 2014  |  2 Comments
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UH Mānoa astronomer R. Brent Tully has led an international team of astronomers in defining the supercluster of galaxies containing our own Milky Way

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Laser wielding robot probes exoplanet systems

Laser wielding robot probes exoplanet systems

August 5, 2014  |  Comments
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An international team, including the Institute for Astronomy’s Christoph Baranec, is using the world’s first robotic laser adaptive optics system to explore thousands of exoplanet systems.

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Mock Mars mission tests crew cohesion

Mock Mars mission tests crew cohesion

July 29, 2014  |  2 Comments
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Crew members emerge from four-month-long Hawaiʻi Space Exploration Analog and Simulation mission on Mauna Loa.

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Record precision achieved in mass map of galaxy cluster

Record precision achieved in mass map of galaxy cluster

July 25, 2014  |  Comments
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An international team of astronomers, including the Institute for Astronomy’s Harald Ebeling, has mapped the mass within a galaxy cluster more precisely than ever before.

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UH receives major contract for solar telescope instrument

UH receives major contract for solar telescope instrument

July 21, 2014  |  Comments
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UH Institute for Astronomy awarded major contract to build new instrument to measure solar magnetism.

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Silhouettes of early galaxies reveal few seeds for new stars

Silhouettes of early galaxies reveal few seeds for new stars

July 15, 2014  |  Comments
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An international team of astronomers, including Regina Jorgenson of the Institute of Astronomy at the UH Manoa, discover a lack of hydrogen molecules in young galaxies

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Water in Moon rocks provides clues and questions

Water in Moon rocks provides clues and questions

May 28, 2014  |  Comments
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A study in Nature Geoscience sheds new light—and raises new questions—about lunar history and the presence of water on the Moon.

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Crew cohesion focus of second Mars simulation mission

Crew cohesion focus of second Mars simulation mission

March 31, 2014  |  1 Comment
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UH Mānoa’s Hawaiʻi Space Exploration Analog and Simulation project researches how teams of astronauts will perform during long-duration space exploration.

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