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UH Hilo researchers designing sustainable wastewater systems for local industries

UH Hilo researchers designing sustainable wastewater systems for local industries

Wednesday Oct 18, 2017 UH Hilo Hilo Professor Shihwu Sung is committed to doing his part to help Hawaiʻi Island industries utilize more renewable and sustainable energy sources.

UH part of astronomical discovery that changes understanding of universe

UH part of astronomical discovery that changes understanding of universe

Monday Oct 16, 2017 Institute for Astronomy researchers played a major role in one of the most significant astronomical discoveries in decades—the first observations of a binary neutron star merger and resulting kilonova explosion.

Soil holds potential to slow global warming

Soil holds potential to slow global warming

Friday Oct 6, 2017 A UH Mānoa study finds that appropriate management of soil and its organic matter can significantly offset carbon emissions.

Heightened threat of destructive potential of cyclones increases with ocean warming

Heightened threat of destructive potential of cyclones increases with ocean warming

Monday Oct 2, 2017 The study concluded that with warmer sea surface temperatures, tropical cyclones become not only stronger, with higher maximum wind speeds, but also larger, with gale-force winds covering a greater area.