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Keck Week Video #11: Mergers and Acquisitions by the Andromeda Galaxy as Documented by Keck
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Keck Week Video #11: Mergers and Acquisitions by the Andromeda Galaxy as Documented by Keck Raja Guhathakurta

Raja Guhathakurta, of the University of California at Santa Cruz, has a deep passion for advancing astronomy research and education.  A professor in one of America’s... Read more »

Keck Week Video #10: The Milky Way’s Entourage
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Keck Week Video #10: The Milky Way’s Entourage Dr. Marla Geha

This talk presents a new class of dark matter dominated small galaxies found in the neighborhood of our Milky Way Galaxy. Unlike the low luminosity of the objects she... Read more »

Keck Week Video #9: Nobel Worthy: The Accelerating Expansion of the Universe
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Keck Week Video #9: Nobel Worthy: The Accelerating Expansion of the Universe Dr. Alex Filippenko

Astronomer Alex Filippenko has been recognized nationally as a science educator. The recipient of the top teaching awards at UC Berkeley, he has been voted by students... Read more »

Keck Week Video #8: Keck and the Outer Solar System
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Keck Week Video #8: Keck and the Outer Solar System Dr. Mike Brown

This video is given by one of the most well-known solar system astronomers in our community, Dr. Mike Brown from Caltech. This talk, featured at the Keck Week Science... Read more »

Keck Week Video #7: Keck Observatory Explores our Solar System
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Keck Week Video #7: Keck Observatory Explores our Solar System Dr. Mike Mumma

Dr. Mike Mumma from NASA gives a fascinating talk exploring the biggest questions in science including, "Why are we here?", and "Why is Earth wet and alive?". This... Read more »

Keck Week Video #6: Discovering New Worlds with Keck
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Keck Week Video #6: Discovering New Worlds with Keck Dr. Geoff Marcy

Discovering New Worlds with Keck, is given by UC Berkeley’s Geoff Marcy, one of the Observatory’s original Planet Hunters. In 2006, Dr. Marcy and his collaborators... Read more »

Keck Week Video #5: Meet the Cool Neighbors: Brown Dwarfs as Seen by Keck
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Keck Week Video #5: Meet the Cool Neighbors: Brown Dwarfs as Seen by Keck Dr. Michael Liu

Recorded at the Keck Week Science Meeting, this video features the University of Hawaii's Michael Liu delving into Brown Dwarfs, the sub-stellar objects that straddle... Read more »

Keck Week Video #4: MOSFIRE: Early Results and Prospects
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Keck Week Video #4: MOSFIRE: Early Results and Prospects Dr. Charles Steidel

With first light in April, 2012, MOSFIRE is the latest, extremely powerful instrument in the Keck Observatory arsenal, allowing scientists to gather data on chemical... Read more »

Astronomy Talk: Science Synergies—NASA Space Missions and the W. M. Keck Observatory
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Astronomy Talk: Science Synergies—NASA Space Missions and the W. M. Keck Observatory Dr. Charles Beichman

The dynamic duo of NASA’s space missions and Keck Observatory has led to some of the most exciting astronomy results in recent history. Keck Observatory is a leader in... Read more »

Keck Week Video #3:  Massive and Crowded: Keck and the Center of Our Galaxy
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Keck Week Video #3:  Massive and Crowded: Keck and the Center of Our Galaxy Dr. Andrea Ghez

UCLA's Dr. Andrea Ghez talks about her award winning work on the black hole in the center of our galaxy and the importance of Keck Observatory's adaptive optic... Read more »