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April 13, 2017

New Keck Instrument Captures First 3D Image

The W.M. Keck Observatory captured the very first successful science data last night from its newest, cutting-edge instrument, the Keck Cosmic Web Imager.
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April 11, 2017

Maunakea Telescope Aids in Discovery of Primordial Galaxy

Scientists now have a detailed glimpse of what may have happened just after the Big Bang about 13.1 billion years ago.
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April 07, 2017

Discovery of Ancient Galaxy Sets New Record

This rare discovery, made using the world-class W. M. Keck Observatory on Maunakea, could change the way scientists think about the evolution of galaxies.
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April 03, 2017

Maunakea Stargazing Program Moves to Four Nights a Week

The free stargazing program at the Maunakea Visitor Information Station on the Big Island will be reduced from seven to four nights a week starting on April 17.
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March 14, 2017

Keck Talk: ‘The Restless Universe’

"The Restless Universe: Palomar Transient Factory" will be presented at the Hualalai Learning Theater at Keck Headquarters on Friday, March 24.
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March 08, 2017

NASA Study: Possible Change in Lovejoy’s Water ‘Fingerprint’

A trip past the sun may have selectively altered the production of one form of water in a comet—an effect not seen by astronomers before...
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February 20, 2017

Keck Observatory Hunts for First Stars in Universe

John O'Meara of St. Michael's College will discuss tools and techniques used to hunt for the first stars formed after the big bang, aka "Population III" stars.
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January 25, 2017

Keck Observatory to Peer Deep Into Cosmic Web

Keck Cosmic Web Imager will uncover vital clues about the life-cycle of galaxies, helping to unravel mysteries about our universe.
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December 26, 2016

Unsolved Mysteries of Planetary Geophysics

Katherine De Kleer will survey recent discoveries on the nature of geological activity on solar system satellites and will discuss new mysteries...
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August 24, 2016

Cosmic Neighbors Inhibit Star Formation

Maunakea's WM Keck Observatory was instrumental in the discovery of four of the most distant clusters of galaxies ever found.
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August 03, 2016

Keck Astronomers Look 12 Billion Years Into Past

UCLA astronomers have used the W.M. Keck Observatory on Maunakea to make the first accurate measurement of the abundance of oxygen in a distant galaxy.
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July 27, 2016

Great Red Spot Heats Jupiter’s Upper Atmosphere

Data from the Infrared Telescope Facility on Maunakea, reveals that Jupiter's Great Red Spot may be the source of energy heating the planet's upper atmosphere.
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July 26, 2016

Cosmic Events: Dark Matter, Dark Energy

The Remaining 95%: Insights From Gravitational Lensing will be presented at the Honoka‘a People's Theatre on Thursday, July 28, from 7 to 8 p.m.
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July 20, 2016

More Than 100 New Exoplanets Confirmed

An international team of astronomers, including scientists from Keck, have confirmed the discovery of more than 100 exoplanets.
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November 23, 2015

Keck Observatory: Eve of 25th Anniversary of First Light

For 25 years, W. M. Keck Observatory has stood on Mauna Kea, with November marking the telescope's quarter-century anniversary of first light.
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