Tag: Institute for Astronomy

$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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UH astronomers developing system to identify dangerous asteroids

UH astronomers developing system to identify dangerous asteroids

February 21, 2013  |  Comments
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A $5-million grant from NASA aids in the development of the Asteroid Terrestrial-Impact Last Alert System, which will identify dangerous asteroids before their final plunge to Earth.

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The economic contribution of the Hawaii Innovation Initiative

The economic contribution of the Hawaii Innovation Initiative

January 22, 2013  |  Comments
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The University of Hawaiʻi Economic Research Organization analyzes the potential economic contributions of the University of Hawaiʻi Innovation Initiative.

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Anonymous donor makes $9.2 million gift to UH

Anonymous donor makes $9.2 million gift to UH

January 15, 2013  |  4 Comments
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One of the largest gift commitments ever made to UH by a private individual will fund student scholarships and support science and culinary programs.

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UH in the News, January 8-14, 2013

UH in the News, January 8-14, 2013

January 15, 2013  |  Comments
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News coverage of University of Hawaiʻi people, programs and activities for January 8–14, 2013.

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UH in the News, January 1-7, 2013

UH in the News, January 1-7, 2013

January 8, 2013  |  Comments
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News coverage of University of Hawaiʻi people, programs and activities for January 1–7, 2013.

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Astronomers find planets the size of Earth are common

Astronomers find planets the size of Earth are common

January 8, 2013  |  Comments
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A team of astronomers including UH Mānoa’s Andrew Howard found that 17 percent of all sun-like stars have planets one to two times the diameter of Earth in close orbits.

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