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November 01, 2017

Chief Scientist of Keck Appointed to National Science Foundation

Chief Scientist Anne Kinney will head the National Science Foundation's Mathematical and Physical Sciences Directorate
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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 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 01, 2017

VIDEO: Mauna Kea Summit Snow, May 1, 2017

VIDEO: W.M. Keck time-lapse video taken from the facility’s  Cosmic Cams (parking cam) yesterday, April 30, from about 5:30 a.m. to 7 p.m. The ice melts, builds up, then melts again throughout the day. The W. M. Keck Observatory’s Weather Cam has captured snow photos on the morning of Monday, May 1. The National Weather Service in Honolulu... Read more »
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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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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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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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October 23, 2013

Astronomers Analyze Most Distant Galaxy Yet

The galaxy is being observed as it was 700 million years after the Big Bang, when the universe was only 5% of its current age.
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