Hawai‘i Astronomer Helps Discover Most Distant Solar System Object

A Hawa‘i astronomer was part of a team of astronomers who have discovered the most distant body ever observed in the solar system.
December 17, 2018

HI-SEAS Receives NASA Grant to Complete Research

NASA has approved a restart of a $1-million grant to the University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa’s Hawaiʻi Space Exploration Analog and Simulation (HI-SEAS) project.
December 13, 2018

Hawai’i Island Telescopes Launch New Website

Maunakea Observatories has launched a new website.
December 10, 2018

ASTRONOMY TALK: Shining Light on Gravity

Keck Observatory is hosting an Astronomy Talk entitled, "Shining Light On Gravity: Sometimes All That Shimmers IS Gold" on Monday, Dec. 10, 2018.
December 03, 2018

Astronomy Talk Video: ‘The Monster at the Heart of Our Galaxy’

Discover this year’s exciting new developments in unraveling the mysteries of supermassive black holes in this video of a talk entitled "The Monster at the Heart of Our Galaxy."
December 03, 2018

Astronomers Uncover Elusive Parent Star Behind Supernova

The discovery could yield important insights into stellar evolution.
December 02, 2018

Newly Discovered Supernova May Rewrite Theories

A newly discovered supernova by an international group of astronomers has provided an unprecedented look at the first moments of a violent stellar explosion.
November 30, 2018

Maunakea Visitor Station Project to Impact Stargazing Hours

The Maunakea Visitor Information Station on Hawaiʻi Island will adjust its closing time from 10 p.m. to 5 p.m. beginning Sunday, Dec. 9, 2018.
November 27, 2018

Local Student Observes ‘Star Wars-Like’ Planetary System

In a galaxy far, far away, Luke Skywalker's home planet of Tatooine had two suns...
November 25, 2018

Mars Habitat Turning Into Moon Missions

For nearly a half-decade, a small dome atop Mauna Loa was the home to "colonists" who lived and worked in a Mars-like environment.
November 24, 2018