Super-Earth Discovered Orbiting the Sun’s Famous Stellar Neighbor

At only six light-years away, Barnard’s star has fascinated exoplanet hunters since the 1960’s, largely due to its extreme proximity to us.
November 14, 2018

TMT Committee Selects Design for Instrument

The TMT International Observatory Board of Directors has endorsed the recommendations made by the Science Advisory Committee.
November 13, 2018

Study Results Shed Light on Supermassive Black Hole Collisions

The study results appeared online Nov. 7, 2018 issue of the journal Nature.
November 11, 2018

Supreme Court Rules in Support of Building TMT

The Hawaii Supreme Court issued its opinion affirming the state Board of Land and Natural Resources' decision to issue a CDUP for construction of the TMT.
October 30, 2018

Astronomy Study Reveals Possible Cause of Galaxy ‘Quenching’

Measurements for the study were taken at Keck Observatory on Maunakea.
October 28, 2018

Astronomers Witness Birth of Neutron Star Binary System

Observations were gathered in part using data from W.M. Keck Observatory on Maunakea.
October 27, 2018

Cosmic Events Topic of Free Talk

Keck Observatory presents an Astronomy Talk with Pieter Van Dokkum, the Divisional Director of Physical Sciences and Engineering at Yale University.
October 26, 2018

Maunakea Scholars Expands to Every Major Island

Maunakea Observatories reports that its signature Maunakea Scholars program will, for the first time, be available to schools on every major Hawaiian island.
October 24, 2018

Spot the International Space Station

Hawai‘i residents can spot the International Space Station tonight, Monday, Oct. 15, 2018, (depending on clouds). It will be visible beginning at 6:43 p.m.
October 15, 2018

Keck Observatory Awarded NSF Grant for KAPA Project

Nearly twenty years after pioneering the technology on large telescopes, W. M. Keck Observatory is once again pushing the boundaries in the field of adaptive optics.
October 15, 2018