Tag: Institute for Astronomy

Exoplanet paper wins National Academy of Sciences prize

Exoplanet paper wins National Academy of Sciences prize

March 19, 2014  |  Comments
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The prevalence of Earth-size planets orbiting Sun-like stars was judged top physical and mathematical sciences paper published in National Academy of Sciences journal.

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UH astronomer discusses future of human survival beyond Earth

UH astronomer discusses future of human survival beyond Earth

February 24, 2014  |  Comments
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UH Institute for Astronomy’s Roberto Mendez presents a public lecture, Beyond Earth: Strategies for Long-Term Human Survival.

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The Pavel’s $10 million gift invests in premier UH expertise

The Pavel’s $10 million gift invests in premier UH expertise

February 20, 2014  |  Comments
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Victor and Margaret Pavel believed deeply in the value of science education and nature preservation.

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Astronomer Christoph Baranec named Sloan Foundation Fellow

Astronomer Christoph Baranec named Sloan Foundation Fellow

February 18, 2014  |  Comments
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Institute for Astronomy’s Christoph Baranec has been selected as one of 126 recipients of a 2014 Sloan Research Fellowship.

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Astronomer helps solve massive galaxy mystery

Astronomer helps solve massive galaxy mystery

January 29, 2014  |  Comments
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Astronomers assemble a coherent picture of the formation history of the most massive galaxies in the universe.

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First detailed look at a normal galaxy in the early universe

First detailed look at a normal galaxy in the early universe

January 14, 2014  |  Comments
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UH Mānoa astronomer Regina Jorgenson has obtained the first image that shows the structure of a normal galaxy in the early universe.

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Astronomer Donald Hall named AAAS fellow

Astronomer Donald Hall named AAAS fellow

November 27, 2013  |  Comments
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UH Mānoa astronomer Donald Hall named Fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS).

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Astronomers conclude habitable planets are common

Astronomers conclude habitable planets are common

November 6, 2013  |  Comments
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UH Manoa and University of California, Berkeley astronomers now estimate that one in five stars like the sun have planets about the size of Earth and a surface temperature conducive to life.

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Scientists find Earth-sized rocky exoplanet

Scientists find Earth-sized rocky exoplanet

October 30, 2013  |  1 Comment
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A team of astronomers, led by UH Mānoa’s Andrew Howard found the first Earth-sized planet outside the solar system that has a rocky composition like that of Earth.

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Institute for Astronomy remembers George H. Herbig

Institute for Astronomy remembers George H. Herbig

October 28, 2013  |  Comments
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George H. Herbig, astronomer emeritus at the University of Hawaii at Manoa has died at the age of 93.

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