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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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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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R. Brent Tully wins prestigious astronomy prize

R. Brent Tully wins prestigious astronomy prize

July 22, 2014  |  Comments
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UH Mānoa astronomer R. Brent Tully is a co-winner of the 2014 Viktor Ambartsumian International Prize.

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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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R. Brent Tully wins major cosmology prize

R. Brent Tully wins major cosmology prize

June 12, 2014  |  Comments
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Institute for Astronomy researcher R. Brent Tully is one of four recipients of the $500,000 Gruber Foundation prize in 2014.

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Renowned professor to speak on the Big Bang

Renowned professor to speak on the Big Bang

May 6, 2014  |  1 Comment
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Professor Alex Filippenko will give free public lecture at Kennedy Theatre on May 10.

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Institute for Astronomy holds lunar eclipse viewing parties

Institute for Astronomy holds lunar eclipse viewing parties

April 8, 2014  |  3 Comments
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UH Mānoa’s Institute for Astronomy to hold free eclipse viewing parties for the public.

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Institute for Astronomy holds open house

Institute for Astronomy holds open house

April 2, 2014  |  Comments
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The UH Mānoa Institute for Astronomy’s open house on April 6 features activities, displays and talks for people of all ages.

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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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