UH Astronomer’s Planet Prediction Verified in Star Wars-Like System

A group of astronomers from the Institute for Astronomy, discovered a third planet in the circumbinary planetary system Kepler-47.
April 16, 2019

UH Hilo Professor Names Black Hole Capturing World’s Attention

Two of the world’s most powerful telescopes played a vital role in producing the world’s very first image of a black hole that now bears a Hawaiian name.
April 10, 2019

UH Researchers Selected by NASA to Study Untouched Moon Samples

The University of Hawai‘i at Mānoa SOEST was one of nine teams selected by NASA, to continue the science legacy of the Apollo mission.
April 03, 2019

UH Astronomy Team Records Self-Destructing Asteroid

At first, astronomers thought Asteroid Gault might be a new comet. Instead, it turned out to be an asteroid in the main belt that just developed a comet-like tail. Its newly found tails are the first evidence of any "misbehavior."
March 28, 2019

Unusual Galaxies Defy Dark Matter Theory

After drawing both praise and skepticism, the team of astronomers who discovered NGC 1052-DF2, are back with stronger evidence about its bizarre nature.
March 27, 2019

Applications Open for 2019 STARS Program

Applications are now open for the 2019 Women's STARS Program presented by the Pacific International Space Center for Exploration Systems (PISCES).
March 27, 2019

ASTRONOMY TALK: ‘A Tale About Galaxies Far, Far Away’

Marusa Bradac, a UC Davis associate physics professor, will present "Where Did We Come From: A Tale About Galaxies Far, Far Away."
March 14, 2019

Kepler Space Telescope’s First Exoplanet Candidate Confirmed

An international team of astronomers reports the confirmation of the first exoplanet candidate identified by NASA's Kepler Mission.
March 07, 2019

Moon/Mars Crew Exits HI-SEAS Habitat

A two-week mission to perform scientific experiments and test technological instruments needed for the future exploration of the Moon or Mars was successfully completed.
March 06, 2019

‘Anemic Galaxy’ Reveals Deficiencies Theory

A team of astronomers led by the UCO has studied in great detail a galaxy so faint and in such pristine condition it has acted as a time capsule.
February 26, 2019