Tag: Institute for Astronomy

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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Scientists discover origins of wide binary stars

Scientists discover origins of wide binary stars

December 13, 2012  |  Comments
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Using computer simulations UH Mānoa’s Bo Reipurth figured out how wide binary stars form.

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Astronomers map brightest galaxies and more in the news

Astronomers map brightest galaxies and more in the news

December 7, 2012  |  Comments
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A census of the brightest galaxies conducted by a team led by Mānoa astronomers is highlighted in news coverage of UH people and activities during the past week.

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Construction to begin on solar telescope

Construction to begin on solar telescope

November 16, 2012  |  Comments
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The state Board of Land and Natural Resources reaffirmed its approval of a key permit to allow construction to move forward on the Advanced Technology Solar Telescope.

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Hawaii’s dueling volcanoes and more in the news

Hawaii’s dueling volcanoes and more in the news

October 26, 2012  |  Comments
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A deep connection between Mauna Loa and Kīlauea volcanoes found by UH Mānoa scientists is featured in the past week’s news coverage of UH programs and people.

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Astronomers now able to map universe in 3-D

Astronomers now able to map universe in 3-D

October 25, 2012  |  Comments
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Scientists at UH Mānoa’s Institute for Astronomy are now able to produce 3-D images of galaxies colliding.

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