Tag: Institute for Astronomy

Earthquake-damaged Japanese observatory finds new home on Haleakala

Earthquake-damaged Japanese observatory finds new home on Haleakala

September 10, 2014  |  Comments
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The Institute for Astronomy facilitates the re-use of an existing dome on Haleakalā for the Tohoku 60-centimeter telescope.

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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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New astrophysics and astronomy degrees launched at UH Manoa

New astrophysics and astronomy degrees launched at UH Manoa

August 25, 2014  |  Comments
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The Board of Regents approved the College of Natural Sciences’ undergraduate astronomy and astrophysics degree programs.

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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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