Seeing the Invisible
Cosmic Video

Seeing the Invisible Dr. Tom Soifer

Below is a recording of a live Keck Observatory Astronomy Talk given by Dr. Tom Soifer on Thursday, Feb. 9, 2012, at the Kahilu Theatre in Waimea, on the Big Island of... Read more »

Oodles of Exoplanets: The Search for Other Earths
Cosmic Video

Oodles of Exoplanets: The Search for Other Earths Greg Laughlin

This is the video of a Dec. 8, 2011, Keck Astronomy Talk at the Kahilu Theatre in Waimea-Kamuela, Hawaii. The talk is entitled “Oodles of Exoplanets: The Search for... Read more »

TEDxHONOLULU - Telescopes as Time Machines
Cosmic Video

TEDxHONOLULU - Telescopes as Time Machines Dr. Michael Liu

(Nov. 21, 2011) - Watch these 18 science-packed minutes from this webcast of Dr. Mike Liu, a frequent Keck Telescope user. Read more »

Meet the Ice Giants
Cosmic Audio

Meet the Ice Giants Dr. Heidi Hammel

(July 28, 2011)  Dr. Heidi Hammel, from the Association of Universities for Research in Astronomy, presents “Meet the Ice Giants.” The planets Uranus and Neptune host a... Read more »

Oxygen: Breathing the Universe

Oxygen: Breathing the Universe Dr. Lisa Kewley

(Oct. 13, 2011) - Keck Observatory Astronomy Talk by Dr. Lisa Kewley, of the University of Hawaii’s Institute for Astronomy. Read more »

How I Killed Pluto & Why It Had It Coming
Cosmic Video

How I Killed Pluto & Why It Had It Coming Mike Brown (Caltech)

This is a video recording of the Sept. 15, 2011, lecture by Caltech astronomer Mike Brown. This public lecture was held at Kahilu Theatre in Waimea, on the Big Island of... Read more »

On the Hunt for Protoplanets
Cosmic Audio

On the Hunt for Protoplanets Dr. Geoffrey Blake

(May 19, 2011)  Dr. Geoffrey Blake, from the California Institute of Technology, presents “On the Hunt for Protoplanets.”  Dr. Blake highlights the current and future... Read more »

Ultra Compact Dwarf Galaxies
Cosmic Audio

Ultra Compact Dwarf Galaxies Dr. Brent Tully

(March 10, 2011)  Dr. Brent Tully, from the University of Hawai`i’s Institute for Astronomy, presents “Ultra Compact Dwarf Galaxies.”  A cosmic field blooming with... Read more »

The Cosmic Web
Cosmic Audio

The Cosmic Web Dr. Jason Prochaska

(February 10, 2011)  Dr. Jason Prochaska, from the University of California at Santa Cruz, presents “The Cosmic Web.” He describes how modern observational techniques... Read more »

International Year of Astronomy

International Year of Astronomy

The year 2009 marked the International Year of Astronomy, or IYA 2009, celebrating astronomy around the world and commemorating 400 years of the telescope.  To showcase... Read more »