Tag: Institute for Astronomy

UH astronomer to head international astronomical division on planetary science and astrobiology

UH astronomer to head international astronomical division on planetary science and astrobiology

July 29, 2015  |  1 Comment
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Nader Haghighipour, an astronomer at the Institute for Astronomy, has been elected president of Division F (planetary systems and astrobiology) of the International Astronomical Union.

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Astronomy alum wins prestigious Trumpler Award

Astronomy alum wins prestigious Trumpler Award

July 14, 2015

UH Mānoa Institute for Astronomy graduate H. Jabran Zahid receives award for research on chemical evolution of galaxies.

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Nine UH Mānoa students are named ARCS Scholars

Nine UH Mānoa students are named ARCS Scholars

July 6, 2015  |  Comments
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Doctoral students recognized for excellence in research with unrestricted grants up to $6,000 each.

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No easy feat: Observing a solar eclipse over the Arctic

No easy feat: Observing a solar eclipse over the Arctic

April 29, 2015  |  1 Comment
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The international Solar Wind Sherpas team braved Arctic weather to successfully observe the total solar eclipse of March 20 from Greenland.

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Robotically discovering Earth’s nearest neighbors

Robotically discovering Earth’s nearest neighbors

April 28, 2015  |  13 Comments
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Team of astronomers recently discovered a planetary system orbiting a nearby star only 54 light-years away.

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Cold cosmic mystery solved

Cold cosmic mystery solved

April 20, 2015  |  2 Comments
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A research team of led by Astronomer István Szapudi discover what might be the largest known structure in the universe that leaves its imprint on cosmic microwave background radiation.

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Stewardship by UH to protect Maunakea for future generations

Stewardship by UH to protect Maunakea for future generations

April 15, 2015  |  9 Comments
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The mission is to protect the natural, cultural and scientific resources of the mountain through community-led management.

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Internationally known astronomer R. Brent Tully funds endowment to bring stars to UH

Internationally known astronomer R. Brent Tully funds endowment to bring stars to UH

April 15, 2015  |  Comments
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R. Brent Tully uses prize to establish the R. Brent Tully Distinguished Visitors Endowed Fund for the UH Manoa Institute for Astronomy.

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Institute for Astronomy holds popular open house

Institute for Astronomy holds popular open house

April 1, 2015  |  Comments
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The importance of light and light-based technologies for sustainable development will be featured at the Institute for Astronomy open house on April 12.

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UH accelerator announces finalists for second cohort

UH accelerator announces finalists for second cohort

March 16, 2015  |  1 Comment
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Ten teams are finalists for the second cohort of the XLR8UH proof of concept center.

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