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Groundbreaking space exploration research at UH

Groundbreaking space exploration research at UH

August 14, 2013  |  2 Comments
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UH Mānoa’s Hawaiʻi Space Exploration Analog and Simulation program is performing groundbreaking research on long duration space travel on Mauna Loa.

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A video map captures movement in the nearby universe

A video map captures movement in the nearby universe

June 21, 2013  |  Comments
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UH Mānoa astronomers Brent Tully, Helene Courtois and an international team of researchers map motions of the nearby universe in three-dimensional detail.

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Martian clay could help reveal environmental conditions on early Earth

Martian clay could help reveal environmental conditions on early Earth

June 19, 2013  |  Comments
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UH Mānoa NASA Astrobiology Institute discover chemical in Martian meteorite that may play an important role in the origin of life on Earth.

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Astronomers discover black holes were abundant among earliest stars

Astronomers discover black holes were abundant among earliest stars

June 14, 2013  |  1 Comment
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UH Mānoa astronomer Guenther Hasinger and team discover the existence of black holes during initial galaxy formation.

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Long-duration space exploration study awarded NASA grant

Long-duration space exploration study awarded NASA grant

June 14, 2013  |  1 Comment
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A HI-SEAS study, led by UH Mānoa, has been awarded $1.2 million by NASA to continue research on astronaut performance during long-duration space travels.

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Space is the next frontier for UH

Space is the next frontier for UH

April 11, 2013  |  1 Comment
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Creating industry and jobs working with space technologies a goal of the Hawaiʻi Space Flight Laboratory.

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UH plays a vital role in Hawaii’s first space launch

UH plays a vital role in Hawaii’s first space launch

April 10, 2013  |  Comments
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The University of Hawaiʻi has vital responsibilities for the first space launch from the State of Hawaiʻi, scheduled for October 2013.

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$3 million puts Pan-STARRS back on track

$3 million puts Pan-STARRS back on track

March 19, 2013  |  Comments
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An anonymous $3 million gift to the Institute for Astronomy will allow Pan-STARRS to continue astronomy research of global import.

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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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