Tag: Institute for Astronomy

Mānoa researchers awarded Board of Regents’ medals

Mānoa researchers awarded Board of Regents’ medals

May 15, 2017  |  Comments
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The 2017 Regents’ Medal for Excellence in Research was awarded to Christoph J. Baranec, James Dean Brown and Jeffrey R. Kuhn.

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UH Mānoa awards recognize teaching, research and service excellence

UH Mānoa awards recognize teaching, research and service excellence

May 8, 2017  |  Comments
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Each year, the chancellor recognizes the leadership and service of UH Mānoa faculty, staff and students committed to enhancing the university’s mission of excellence.

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University of Hawaiʻi 88-inch Telescope to undergo repair and maintenance

University of Hawaiʻi 88-inch Telescope to undergo repair and maintenance

May 1, 2017  |  Comments
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The renovation will include fresh paint, exterior siding and roof repair, weather sealing of the dome, improved lightning protection and safety upgrades.

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Hawaiʻi-built infrared instrument for world’s largest solar telescope catches first rays

Hawaiʻi-built infrared instrument for world’s largest solar telescope catches first rays

April 12, 2017  |  Comments
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When the Daniel K. Inouye Solar Telescope is completed it will rely on two complex infrared instruments being built by the University of Hawaii Institute for Astronomy.

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First Falling Walls in Hawaiʻi hosted at Institute for Astronomy

First Falling Walls in Hawaiʻi hosted at Institute for Astronomy

February 23, 2017  |  Comments
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The competition fosters scientific and entrepreneurial innovations, and promotes exchange between scholars and professionals.

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Maunakea Observatories award Nānākuli and Kapolei students with research time

Maunakea Observatories award Nānākuli and Kapolei students with research time

February 8, 2017  |  Comments
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Six Hawaiʻi high school students put their observation time at the Canada-France-Hawaiʻi Telescope, Subaru Telescope and Gemini Observatory.

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Newly discovered intergalactic void repels Milky Way

Newly discovered intergalactic void repels Milky Way

January 30, 2017  |  1 Comment
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By identifying the Dipole Repeller, researchers are able to explain both the direction of the Milky Way’s motion and its velocity relative to the rest of the Universe.

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Nick Kaiser awarded Royal Astronomical Society’s highest honor

Nick Kaiser awarded Royal Astronomical Society’s highest honor

January 13, 2017  |  Comments
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Nick Kaiser is being honored for his extensive theoretical and observational work on cosmology, including how matter—both dark and visible—is distributed on the largest scales.

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From vision to reality: UH Hilo’s Hōkū Keʻa telescope comes into focus

From vision to reality: UH Hilo’s Hōkū Keʻa telescope comes into focus

December 28, 2016  |  Comments
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Astronomer Pierre Martin and student Callie Crowder have assembled and calibrated the telescope’s various components, including the computers, dome and instruments.

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Largest digital sky survey released by Pan-STARRS

Largest digital sky survey released by Pan-STARRS

December 19, 2016  |  2 Comments
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The surveys allow access to millions of images and data on billions of stars and galaxies.

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