Tag: Institute for Astronomy

UH role critical in monitoring space debris and asteroids

UH role critical in monitoring space debris and asteroids

September 12, 2013  |  1 Comment
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The Institute for Astronomy’s Haleakalā and the Mauna Kea observatories assists in tracking manmade space junk and asteroids.

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UH supports nation’s top space surveillance conference

UH supports nation’s top space surveillance conference

September 11, 2013  |  Comments
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The top scientific conference in the fields of space optics, imaging and surveillance is being held on Maui with the participation and support of the University of Hawaiʻi.

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A video map captures movement in the nearby universe

A video map captures movement in the nearby universe

June 21, 2013  |  Comments
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UH Mānoa astronomers Brent Tully, Helene Courtois and an international team of researchers map motions of the nearby universe in three-dimensional detail.

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Astronomers discover black holes were abundant among earliest stars

Astronomers discover black holes were abundant among earliest stars

June 14, 2013  |  1 Comment
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UH Mānoa astronomer Guenther Hasinger and team discover the existence of black holes during initial galaxy formation.

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Astronomy event inspires kids young and old

Astronomy event inspires kids young and old

April 15, 2013  |  Comments
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Activities and exhibits attract kids and families to the the annual open house of the Institute for Astronomy.

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Institute for Astronomy holds annual open house

Institute for Astronomy holds annual open house

April 8, 2013  |  Comments
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UH Mānoa’s Institute for Astronomy hold their annual open house at its Manoa headquarters on on April 14.

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$3 million puts Pan-STARRS back on track

$3 million puts Pan-STARRS back on track

March 19, 2013  |  Comments
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An anonymous $3 million gift to the Institute for Astronomy will allow Pan-STARRS to continue astronomy research of global import.

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Distance to neighbor galaxy measured more accurately

Distance to neighbor galaxy measured more accurately

March 8, 2013  |  2 Comments
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An international team of astronomers, including two from the University of Hawaii at Manoa, has measured the distance to our neighboring galaxy more accurately than ever before.

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Institute for Astronomy holds comet-viewing event

Institute for Astronomy holds comet-viewing event

March 5, 2013  |  Comments
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The Institute of Astronomy will hold a free Comet PANSTARRS viewing event on Tuesday, March 12 at Magic Island.

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Satellite launch and space science featured in Readying for liftoff

Satellite launch and space science featured in Readying for liftoff

March 5, 2013  |  Comments
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Projects led by University of Hawaiʻi researchers in the areas of astronomy and space science bring hands-on learning opportunities for students and high-tech careers to Hawaiʻi.

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