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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 »

Keck Week Video #2: Keck’s Adaptive Optics Systems: Past, Present and Future
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Keck Week Video #2: Keck’s Adaptive Optics Systems: Past, Present and Future Dr. Claire Max, Dr. Bruce Macintosh, & Peter Wizinowich

Drs. Claire Max from UCSC, Bruce Macintosh from Lawrence Livermore Laboratory, and our very own Peter Wizinowich giving a great overview of the past, present and future... Read more »

Keck Week Video #1: A History of Keck Observatory
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Keck Week Video #1: A History of Keck Observatory Ed Stone

Former and longtime Chairman Ed Stone does a great walk-through starting with the early concept, through construction, to the first science from the Keck Observatory.... Read more »

Evenings with Astronomers: The Accelerating Universe
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Evenings with Astronomers: The Accelerating Universe Dr. Robert Kirshner

Astronomer, author and educator Robert Kirshner is The Clowes Professor of Science at Harvard University and currently a Guggenheim Fellow at the Kavli Institute for... Read more »

Evenings with Astronomers: What Wonderful Worlds—Solar System Science with Keck
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Astronomy Talk: MOSFIRE—a Powerful New Astronomy Tool at the W. M. Keck Observatory
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Astronomy Talk: MOSFIRE—a Powerful New Astronomy Tool at the W. M. Keck Observatory Dr. Ian McLean

On April 4, 2012 a new instrument obtained “first light” on the Keck I Telescope at the W. M. Keck Observatory on Mauna Kea. Known as MOSFIRE, for Multi-Object... Read more »

Evenings with Astronomers: Bumps, Booms and Burps
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Evenings with Astronomers: Bumps, Booms and Burps Dr. Shrinivas Kulkarni

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Evenings with Astronomers: An Archaeological Road Trip with the Keck Telescopes
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Astronomy Talk: Black Holes and the Fate of the Universe
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Astronomy Talk: Black Holes and the Fate of the Universe Dr. Günter Hasinger

This is a recoding of a Keck Observatory Astronomy Talk given by Dr. Günter Hasinger, Astronomer and Director of the University of Hawaii Institute for Astronomy. His... Read more »