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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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Exoplanet paper wins National Academy of Sciences prize

Exoplanet paper wins National Academy of Sciences prize

March 19, 2014  |  Comments
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The prevalence of Earth-size planets orbiting Sun-like stars was judged top physical and mathematical sciences paper published in National Academy of Sciences journal.

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Team performance factors the focus of new Mars simulation

Team performance factors the focus of new Mars simulation

February 27, 2014  |  1 Comment
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UH Mānoa announces crew members for second major HI-SEAS space analog study, which will begin on March 28.

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Astronomer helps solve massive galaxy mystery

Astronomer helps solve massive galaxy mystery

January 29, 2014  |  Comments
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Astronomers assemble a coherent picture of the formation history of the most massive galaxies in the universe.

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Scientists find interplanetary dust particles could bring water to Earth

Scientists find interplanetary dust particles could bring water to Earth

January 27, 2014  |  2 Comments
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UH Mānoa scientists discover interplanetary dust particles contain water and organics necessary for origin of life on Earth.

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First detailed look at a normal galaxy in the early universe

First detailed look at a normal galaxy in the early universe

January 14, 2014  |  Comments
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UH Mānoa astronomer Regina Jorgenson has obtained the first image that shows the structure of a normal galaxy in the early universe.

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Blast off! UH student-built satellite deployed

Blast off! UH student-built satellite deployed

November 20, 2013  |  5 Comments
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UH’s student-built cube satellite launched on a Minotaur rocket at NASA’s Wallops Flight Facility in Wallops Island, Virginia on November 19, 2013.

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Astronomers conclude habitable planets are common

Astronomers conclude habitable planets are common

November 6, 2013  |  Comments
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UH Manoa and University of California, Berkeley astronomers now estimate that one in five stars like the sun have planets about the size of Earth and a surface temperature conducive to life.

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