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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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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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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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February 16, 2017

Hawai‘i Telescope Finds 100 Possible Planets

Astronomers have discovered over 100 new potential exoplanets after two decades of data gathered with the W.M. Keck Observatory on Maunakea.
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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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January 04, 2017

Gemini Probes Distant Host of Enigmatic Radio Bursts

“Once we were able to accurately pinpoint the burst’s location in the two-dimensional sky, we enlisted the 8-meter Gemini North telescope on Maunakea... to characterize the corresponding host galaxy.”
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September 16, 2016

Maunakea Skies: Recent Discoveries & Future Promise

Dr. Richard Green will discuss the UKIRT telescope’s use of infrared radiation and its promising plans for the future.
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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 10, 2016

Maunakea Skies: Future of UH Hilo Astronomy Program

Dr. Marianne Takamiya will present an update on developments in UH Hilo’s astronomy program at ‘Imiloa’s Maunakea Skies talk on Aug. 19 at 7 p.m.
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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 28, 2016

Letter: Majority of Native Hawaiians Support TMT

Latest polling on O‘ahu shows not only a majority of voters support the TMT project, but support from Native Hawaiians has grown into a majority.
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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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