Latest Past Events

From the Possibility to the Certainty of a Supermassive Black Hole

Kahilu Theatre 67-1186 Lindsey Rd, Kamuela

Guest Speaker Andrea Ghez 2020 Nobel Prize Winner UCLA Professor of Physics and Astronomy FREE event – space is limited, ticket registration required: GET TICKETS Learn about new developments in the study of supermassive black holes. Through the capture and analysis of twenty years of high-resolution imaging, the UCLA Galactic Center Group has moved the […]

244th American Astronomical Society Meeting

Monona Terrace Convention Center 1 John Nolen Drive, Madison

W. M. Keck Observatory will join the national astronomy community at the 244th Meeting of the American Astronomical Society (AAS) in Madison, Wisconsin. We will be participating in events and sessions about Hawaiʻi Astronomy – stay tuned for details!

The Search for Extraterrestrial Life, From a Reporter’s Perspective

Kahilu Theatre 67-1186 Lindsey Rd, Kamuela

Guest Speaker Nadia Drake Science Journalist For millennia, humans have wondered whether there’s life beyond Earth. Over the last half-century or so, these musings have evolved from fantasy and speculation into a legitimate scientific endeavor, guided largely by the Drake Equation — a formula that estimates the number of detectable extraterrestrial civilizations in our Milky […]