Tag: Institute for Astronomy

Discovery of tenth Tatooine-like circumbinary planet

Discovery of tenth Tatooine-like circumbinary planet

August 13, 2015  |  Comments
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A team of astronomers, including University of Hawaiʻi astronomer Nader Haghighipour, will announce the discovery of the tenth transiting circumbinary planet.

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Is there life in the Alpha Centauri system?

Is there life in the Alpha Centauri system?

August 6, 2015  |  2 Comments
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Scientists propose a sensitive technique for detecting photosynthetic organisms in extrasolar planetary systems.

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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  |  4 Comments
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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  |  1 Comment
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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  |  3 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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