Tag: Institute for Astronomy

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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Fastest star in Milky Way propelled by a thermonuclear supernova

Fastest star in Milky Way propelled by a thermonuclear supernova

March 9, 2015  |  2 Comments
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Institute for Astronomy’s Eugene Magnier part of international team of astronomers to find a star that breaks the galactic speed record.

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Second known case of a planet in a quadruple star system discovered

Second known case of a planet in a quadruple star system discovered

March 5, 2015  |  Comments
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This discovery was made using UH Mānoa Institute for Astronomy’s Robo-AO adaptive optics system.

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Newly discovered three-planet system holds clues to atmospheres of earth-size worlds

Newly discovered three-planet system holds clues to atmospheres of earth-size worlds

January 16, 2015  |  Comments
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A new paper co-authored by UH Mānoa astronomers looks into three small planets on the edge of a “habitable zone”

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Kepler super-Earth discovery confirmed by UH astronomer

Kepler super-Earth discovery confirmed by UH astronomer

December 18, 2014  |  Comments
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University of Hawaiʻi astronomer Christoph Baranec and Brendan Bowler supplied confirming data of Kepler’s super-Earth discovery.

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Scientists use Hawaiʻi observatories to study an exotic object

Scientists use Hawaiʻi observatories to study an exotic object

November 21, 2014  |  1 Comment
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Researchers study an unusual source of light in a galaxy some 90 million light-years away.

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UH astronomer shares $3 million Breakthrough Prize

UH astronomer shares $3 million Breakthrough Prize

November 18, 2014  |  1 Comment
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UH astronomer John Tonry is the recipient of the 2015 Breakthrough Prize in Fundamental Physics for his groundbreaking research.

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First observations of the surfaces of objects from the Oort Cloud

First observations of the surfaces of objects from the Oort Cloud

November 12, 2014  |  Comments
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Institute for Astronomy astronomers discovered two unusual objects in comet-like orbits that originate in the Oort cloud but with almost no activity.

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UH assumes ownership of United Kingdom Infrared telescope

UH assumes ownership of United Kingdom Infrared telescope

October 31, 2014  |  Comments
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UH will assume ownership of the United Kingdom Infrared Telescope on Maunakea.

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