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Donation Drive for Volcano Victims
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Donation Drive for Volcano Victims

W. M. Keck Observatory Waimea Headquarters: 65-1120 Mamalahoa Highway, Kamuela, HI 96743

PLEASE JOIN US IN HELPING HAWAII ISLAND VOLCANO VICTIMSWaimea, Hawaii - Hundreds of families in the...

Using Shadows to Shed New Light
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Using Shadows to Shed New Light

Gates Performing Arts Center, HPA Campus, Waimea (Kamuela, HI)

Guest Speaker: James L. Green, NASA Chief ScientistASTRONOMY TALK | Current estimates are that over...

Director’s Message: Kilauea Volcano Eruptions Update
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Director’s Message: Kilauea Volcano Eruptions Update

MESSAGE FROM THE DIRECTORThursday, May 17, 2018 - We are deeply humbled by the outpouring of support shown to Keck Observatory from our local community as well as across the globe. Mahalo.Thanks to... Read more »

Director’s Message: Kilauea Volcano Eruptions
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Director’s Message: Kilauea Volcano Eruptions

MESSAGE FROM THE DIRECTOR Sunday, May 6, 2018 - As you know, Hawaii Island is experiencing volcanic activity in the Puna district with multiple eruptions and hundreds of earthquakes over the past... Read more »

Astronomy Talk: The Golden Age of Space Exploration
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Astronomy Talk: The Golden Age of Space Exploration Charles Elachi

Over the last 50 years, JPL spacecraft have visited every planet in our solar system and roved for more than 14 years on the surface of Mars. In addition, spaceborne... Read more »

An Evening of Astronomy: Research Using the Keck Telescopes
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An Evening of Astronomy: Research Using the Keck Telescopes Greg Doppmann and Anna Ciurlo

Dr. Greg Doppmann, Keck Observatory Resident Astronomer, will share his research: Characterizing the Planet Forming Region around Young Stars Using Keck Observatory’s... Read more »

Astronomy Talk: Journey Through the Universe
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Astronomy Talk: Journey Through the Universe Brian Day

Brian Day will give a demonstration of the lunar and planetary mapping and modeling portals his team developed at NASA. He will take the audience on a tour of potential... Read more »

Keck Observatory Exoplanet Imaginarium
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Keck Observatory Exoplanet Imaginarium

WHERE IMAGINATION & SCIENCE MEET Maunakea, Hawaii - W. M. Keck Observatory has teamed up with exoplanet artist  Adam Makarenko, an award-winning photographer who produces photo-realistic images of... Read more »

Dark Matter is a No Show in Ghostly Galaxy
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Dark Matter is a No Show in Ghostly Galaxy

Maunakea, Hawaii – Galaxies and dark matter go hand in hand; you typically don’t find one without the other. So when researchers uncovered a galaxy, known as NGC1052-DF2, that is... Read more »

Clintons Visit Maunakea
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Clintons Visit Maunakea

Hillary and Bill Clinton at the Maunakea ObservatoriesFormer U.S. President Bill Clinton and his wife, former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton traveled to the summit of Maunakea in early January... Read more »

Stars Around the Milky Way: Cosmic Space Invaders or Victims of Galactic Eviction?
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Stars Around the Milky Way: Cosmic Space Invaders or Victims of Galactic Eviction?

Maunakea, Hawaii – An international team of astronomers led by the Max Planck Institute for Astronomy (MPIA) has made a surprising discovery about the birthplace of groups of stars located in the... Read more »