Tag: Institute for Astronomy

Back from the deep freeze: A piece of the early Solar System returns

Back from the deep freeze: A piece of the early Solar System returns

April 29, 2016  |  Comments
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Astronomers found an object that appears to be made of inner Solar System material from the time of Earth’s formation, which has been preserved in the Oort Cloud for billions of years.

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Record number of women doctoral candidates awarded prestigious dissertation fellowships

Record number of women doctoral candidates awarded prestigious dissertation fellowships

April 29, 2016  |  1 Comment
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Six UH Mānoa doctoral candidates, in programs ranging from astronomy to social welfare have been selected to receive the Founder Region of Soroptimist International Dissertation Fellowship.

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UH astronomers help local high school students compete for telescope time

UH astronomers help local high school students compete for telescope time

March 2, 2016  |  Comments
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First program of its kind provides observing time on a world-class telescope for Hawaiʻi’s aspiring young astronomers.

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Mystery of disappearing asteroids solved

Mystery of disappearing asteroids solved

February 17, 2016  |  1 Comment
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A new study shows that asteroid and comets are destroyed much farther from the Sun than thought.

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Pan-STARRS chases source of LIGO gravity wave event

Pan-STARRS chases source of LIGO gravity wave event

February 12, 2016  |  Comments
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UH’s Panoramic Survey Telescope and Rapid Response System maps the sky looking for LIGO gravity wave event.

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The untold story of improvements in UH stewardship of Maunakea

The untold story of improvements in UH stewardship of Maunakea

November 30, 2015  |  Comments
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Editorial by UH President David Lassner and UH Hilo Chancellor Donald Straney for the Honolulu Star-Advertiser.

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Main-belt asteroid shows evidence of March collision

Main-belt asteroid shows evidence of March collision

November 18, 2015  |  Comments
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Researchers make new observations on main-belt asteroid Griseldis, suggesting an impact.

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New light shed on the origins of Earth’s water

New light shed on the origins of Earth’s water

November 16, 2015  |  3 Comments
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UH Mānoa researchers find evidence that Earth’s water was a part of the planet from the beginning.

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Asteroid discovered by UH telescope to make close Halloween flyby

Asteroid discovered by UH telescope to make close Halloween flyby

October 22, 2015  |  Comments
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A large near-Earth asteroid named 2015 TB145, discovered by the UH’s Pan-STARRS1 Telescope atop Haleakala, will pass close to Earth on October 31.

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Journey through the universe in Gunther Hasinger’s new book

Journey through the universe in Gunther Hasinger’s new book

October 21, 2015  |  1 Comment
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UH Mānoa Institute for Astronomy Director Günther Hasinger’ new book, Astronomy’s Limitless Journey.

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