Black Holes’ Last Tango in Space: LIGO and the Dawn of Gravitational-wave Astronomy
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Gates Performing Arts Center, HPA Campus

Guest Speaker: David Reitze, Executive Director, LIGO Laboratory, California Institute of...

Life in the Universe
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Gates Performing Arts Center, HPA Campus

Abraham Loeb, Chair of the Astronomy Department, Founding Director of the Black Hole Initiative,...

The Restless Universe: Palomar Transient Factory
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Hualalai Learning Theater, Keck Headquarters

Dan David Prize Winner, Shrinivas Kulkarni California Institute of TechnologyCosmic explosions were...

Fingerprints of the first stars:  Searching for Population III with Keck
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Honoka`a People’s Theatre

Our current story for the origin of the heavy elements has at its core a recycling program on...

Focusing the Distant Universe with Gravitational Lensing
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Gates Performing Arts Center HPA Campus, Waimea

Observing distant objects allows us to peer back in time to early stages of the universe, across...

Geological Activity in the Solar System: New Discoveries and Unsolved Mysteries
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Hualalai Learning Theater

Waimea Solar System Walk
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Join us for the Waimea Solar System Walk on Saturday, October 29, 2016.  The walk begins at Keck HQ...

Astronomy Talk: The Remaining 95 Percent: Insights From Gravitational Lensing
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Honoka'a People's Theatre

In our standard model of cosmology, only five percent of the mass-energy budget of the Universe is...

The 2015-16 El Niño: Wind on the Water and the Weather on Mauna Kea
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Honoka'a People's Theatre

In 2015, the global wind machine fired up record numbers of powerful hurricanes in the central...

Life in the Universe: The Science of Astrobiology
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Hawai'i Preparatory Academy, Gates Performing Arts Center

Is life common in the universe, or rare? Humans have pondered this question for millennia. Today...