Hawai’i Astronomers Help Decipher Rhythm Among Young Stars

The findings are an important contribution to the overall understanding of what goes on inside trillions of stars across the cosmos.
May 16, 2020

Brown Dwarf Eclipse Captured in Chance Discovery

The researchers were able to confirm their hypothesis using two powerful telescopes — the 10-meter Keck II telescope and the 8-meter Very Large Telescope (VLT) on Cerro Paranal in Chile.
March 09, 2020

Astronomers Discover Monster Galaxy With Maunakea Telescope

A team of astronomers has discovered an unusual monster galaxy that existed about 12 billion years ago using a telescope on Maunakea.
February 06, 2020

Astronomers on Maunakea Discover New Objects in Galaxy

Astronomers from UCLA and W. M. Keck Observatory discovered four more bizarre objects near the Milky Way galaxy's supermassive black hole.
January 15, 2020

Evidence Shows Possibility of Volcanic Activity on Venus

A study conducted by a University of Hawai‘i at Mānoa planetary scientist revealed evidence of possibly active volcanic activity on Venus.
January 11, 2020

High-Speed Video Cameras Capture Shooting Stars

A new monitoring system was installed on existing rooftop buildings on Maunakea and Haleakalā, which allows astronomers to detect meteors through a different lens.
December 17, 2019

UH Searches for New Astronomy Director

The search has officially begun to find the next director for the Institute for Astronomy at the University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa.
December 10, 2019

Water Vapor Confirmed on Jupiter Moon

The team measured the vapor by peering at Europa through W. M. Keck Observatory in Hawai‘i, one of the world's largest telescopes.
November 19, 2019

Astronomy in Transit

The transit of Mercury will not be seen from Earth again until November 2032, and not from Hawaiʻi until 2049.
November 17, 2019

Astronomers Catch Wind Rushing Out of Galaxy

Astronomers using the W.M Keck Observatory on Maunakea observed a galaxy eject huge amounts of gas into space.
October 31, 2019