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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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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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February 26, 2017

Local Astronomer Makes New Saturn Discovery

A new finding by Hawaiʻi-based astronomer, Dr. Hideaki Fujiwara of the Subaru Telescope revealed that a portion of Saturn’s rings contrast much differently when viewed in the mid-infrared wavelength spectrum. Dr. Fujiwara made the discovery by analyzing images taken by a group of astronomers at the Subaru Telescope on Maunakea in January 2008. The images... Read more »
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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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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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February 25, 2016

Maunakea Observatories Launch New Program in Partnership with DOE

The program is designed to put young aspiring astronomers in the observatory community and allocate observing time within telescopes to students.
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January 12, 2016

Public Mauna Kea Observatory Tours Kick Off

Those attending the Kamaaina Observatory Experience will be able to tour two of the 13 observatories on Mauna Kea. Two observatories will rotate on a monthly basis.
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February 05, 2014

3D Trip Through the Universe At Imiloa

The voyage through the universe at the Imiloa Astronomy Center Planetarium features topics revealed in a poll of viewers now being conducted on Facebook.
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