Telescope Discovers Flare 10 Billion Times More Powerful Than Those on Sun

A Hawai‘i telescope captured the brightest Stellar Flare ever recorded in history.
February 11, 2019

ASTRONOMY TALK: Dark Energy & Runaway Universe

Keck Observatory is hosting an Astronomy Talk entitled, “Dark Energy and the Runaway Universe” on Thursday, Feb. 21, 2019.
February 10, 2019

Public Astronomy Talk to Explore Early Universe

Learn the latest findings about the early universe and how galaxies, stars and planets formed to create life.
February 03, 2019

Exoplanets Brought to Life Using Scientific Data and Creativity

The year-long project brings 12 exoplanets to life in stunning detail through photo-realistic imagery.
February 02, 2019

UH Part of World’s Largest Digital Sky Survey

Hawaiʻi Institute for Astronomy (IfA), is releasing the second edition of data from Pan-STARR—the Panoramic Survey Telescope & Rapid Response System.
January 28, 2019

VIDEO: Scientists Detect New Gravitational Wave Source

Professor Ryan Foley tells the harrowing story of how his small team of young, diverse scientists using a tiny telescope made an incredible discovery.
January 23, 2019

Super Blood Wolf Moon Visible on Hawai‘i Island Jan. 20

The total lunar eclipse will be fully visible in Hilo on Sunday, Jan. 20, 2019, beginning at 5:58 p.m. (and just a bit later on the other side of the island).
January 19, 2019

Birth of Black Hole Captured for First Time

Hawai‘i telescopes help astronomers identify mysterious glowing ‘cow’ in the sky.
January 10, 2019

Astronomers Uncover Brightest Quasar in Early Universe

Astronomers in Hawai‘i have discovered the brightest object ever seen at a time when the universe was less than one billion years old.
January 09, 2019

Maunakea Scholars & Mānoa Academy Prep Hawaiʻi’s Aspiring Astronomers

Hawaiʻi students receive world-class STEM learning opportunity through pilot program in partnership with University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa for the first time.
January 09, 2019