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November 13, 2017

TMT Primary Mirrors Enter Production Phase

The Thirty Meter Telescope (TMT) has entered into a contract with Coherent Inc.
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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 08, 2017

Maunakea Scientists Study Potentially Habitable Planets

A total of seven planets have been discovered around TRAPPIST-1 by using the transit technique, in which astronomers carefully measure the small dimming that occurs when one or more of the planets crosses in front of the star.
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October 31, 2017

AstroDay Coming to Kona Commons

Highlights of AstroDay 2017 include Starlab which is a portable planetarium provided by the Canada France Hawai‘i and Gemini Observatories.
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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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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 08, 2017

UPDATE: Graffiti Mars Historic Maunakea Ice Age Reserve Rocks

At mid-morning on Friday, April 28, graffiti was found painted on rocks within the Mauna Kea Ice Age NAR.
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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 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 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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March 02, 2017

Big Island Residents Selected for Maunakea Committee

Hui Hoolohe members will have autonomous oversight of information collection and compilation that reflects a community-based vision for the future of Maunakea.
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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 29, 2017

TMT Hearing: Does the Project Meet the Eight Criteria?

There are eight criteria the Department of Land and Natural Resources must evaluate before allowing construction on a conservation district, such as Mauna Kea.
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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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June 25, 2016

Office of Mauna Kea Management Earns Award

The Office of Mauna Kea Management has received this year’s Kona Kohala Chamber of Commerce Pualu Award for Environmental Awareness.
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