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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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July 27, 2017

UPDATE:TMT Permit Approved by Hearing Officer

Former Circuit Court Judge Riki May Amano recommended that the Thirty Meter Telescope project be allowed to proceed atop Maunakea on the Big Island.
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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 13, 2017

Astronomers Measure Ripples in ‘Cosmic Web’ for First Time

A team of astronomers has made the first measurements of small-scale ripples in the “cosmic web” using images gathered on Maunakea.
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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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