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Astronomer Overcomes Hurdles to Inspire Others to Reach for the Stars
August 12th, 2022
Noelo: University of Hawai'i System Research Magazine
Language: English

Our colleague Yuko Kakazu is featured in an exclusive Noelo Magazine article that highlights her inspiration for Science and Astronomy.

Sacred Hawaiian volcano is at center of centuries-old battle over Native lands
June 6th, 2022
abc News
Language: English

Culture and science are joining forces to preserve Maunakea.

TMT Quashes Permit, Plans to File for a New One
June 6th, 2022
Kaua'i now
Language: English

The Thirty Meter Telescope filed a notice of cessation for its pollutant discharge permit, which authorized discharges of storm water associated with telescope construction. Dr. Robert P. Kirshner,...

5 telescopes we will use to view space in the coming years
June 1st, 2022
Language: English

Thirty meters telescope: Its purpose is to take a look at some of the oldest sources of light in space and to study early physics Universe, making it easier for astrophysicists to understand dark...

The Closeby Habitable Exoplanet Survey (CHES) Could Detect Exoplanets Within a few Dozen Light-Years of Earth Using Astrometry
May 25th, 2022
UNIVERSE TODAY Space and astronomy news
Language: English

“In addition, CHES can conduct joint measurements with high-precision radial-velocity instruments such as the Extremely Large Telescope (ELT) and Thirty Meter Telescope (TMT). [It can also] verify...

Shelley Wright to Receive SETI Institute’s 2022 Drake Award
April 1st, 2022
Language: English

“It’s such a pleasure to be able to recognize Dr Wright’s impressive research accomplishments with the Drake Award,” said Dr. Lucianne Walkowicz, Chair of the SETI Institute’s Science Advisory...

HHV bags prestigious contract from Physical Research Laboratory
March 30th, 2022
Language: English

HHV was short-listed by the TMT International Observatory (TIO), and India TMT Co-ordination Committee (ITCC) to develop the conceptual design of the coater for secondary and tertiary mirrors of...

Shelley Wright named 2022 SETI Institute Drake Award Recipient
March 30th, 2022
American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS)
Language: English

Shelley Wright is Associate Professor at the Physics Center for Astrophysics & Space Sciences, UC San Diego. She is currently Project Scientist of IRIS and has been engaged in developing TMT...

Let’s Brave The Possibilities On Mauna Kea
February 15th, 2022
Honolulu Civil Beat
Language: English

Reach out to each other with humility and aloha to create the future we want for our descendants. By Rich Matsuda

Editorial: Keep astronomy on Mauna Kea summit
February 2nd, 2022
Honolulu Star Advertiser

Once upon a time, more than 50 years ago, it seemed the perfect brainstorm intersect of science, economy, geography and culture: creating an astronomy complex atop Mauna Kea on Hawaii island. And...


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