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January 06, 2018

Astronomers Capture ‘First Light’ with Latest Keck Observatory Imager

'NIRES' is designed to find the faintest, most violent objects in the universe.
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December 24, 2017

Study Suggests Black Holes can Control Galaxy Formation

UC San Diego researchers used data gathered at W.M. Keck Observatory and the ALMA.
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December 22, 2017

PHOTO UPDATE: Snow in Hawai‘i

As of Friday, Dec. 22, 2017, The road to the summit of Mauna Kea remains closed to the public at the Visitor Information Station due to icy road conditions.
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December 16, 2017

Keck Observatory to Undergo Upgrade to Optics Systems

The upgrade is being funded by the National Science Foundation.
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November 13, 2017

1,000+ Experience Cosmos at Keck Open House

Keck Observatory welcomed the community to a free, family-friendly Open House at its Waimea headquarters on Saturday, Nov. 11, 2017.
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November 04, 2017

Keck Observatory to Host Open House on Nov. 11

Educational event to feature more than two dozen astronomy exhibits for all ages.
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November 01, 2017

$1.2M Grant from Keck Allows Team to Explore Ocean’s Deepest Zone

The deepest 45%t of the ocean depth range remains one of the most unexplored and inaccessible regions on the planet. Twelve people have walked on the moon while only three people have ever been to the deepest zone in the ocean, the hadal zone.
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October 27, 2017

Keck Observatory Open House, Nov. 11

The open house will be filled with cosmic activities, stellar food and a star-studded program featuring renowned astronomers and engineers.
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September 08, 2017

NASA Awards New Cooperative Agreement to Keck Observatory

This strategic collaboration is poised to deliver high-impact science data in exoplanet, dark energy, and solar system investigations.
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August 04, 2017

Hawai‘i Space Science Interns to Present Projects

The Akamai Workforce Initiative’s Internship Program will hold its Student Internship Symposiums in Hilo and Waimea on Monday, Aug. 7.
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July 27, 2017

Smoke Alarm Sounds: Keck Observatory II Evacuated

The smoke alarm went off in the WM Keck Observatory II control room at about 3 p.m. on Wednesday, July 26, the observatory reported last night.
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June 22, 2017

Two ʻSpeciesʻ of Exoplanets Discovered Using Keck Observatory

The new study reveals rocky, Earth-like planets and gaseous, mini-Neptunes orbiting distant stars.
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June 13, 2017

Astronomer Jerry Nelson, ‘Father of Keck Telescope,’ Dies

Astronomer Jerry Nelson, the pioneering designer of W.M. Keck Observatory telescopes, has died at age 73.
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May 31, 2017

Keck Observatory Sheds Light on ‘Fifth Force’

W. M. Keck Observatory data has led to a first-of-its-kind test of Einstein’s Theory of General Relativity.
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May 22, 2017

Judy Cohen Elected to the National Academy of Sciences

Cohen was involved in the early chapters of Keck Observatory’s history and she served as the co-principal investigator for Keck Observatory’s first optical spectrograph.
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