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Astronomers observe the universe's first stars

News in Science Monday, 22 June 2015 STARSTUFF IMAGE by Stuart Gary ABC (Source: ESO/VLT/Keck/Subaru/ESA/NASA/Hubble) First stars This artist's image depicts observations of what may be some of the very first stars to form in the ...
 ABC Online1 month ago Best observational evidence yet of first-generation stars in the universe  Space Daily1 month ago Best Observational Evidence of First Generation Stars in the Universe  ASD News1 month ago Astronomers Find Best Observational Evidence of First-generation Stars in the Universe  ScienceNewsline1 month ago

Keck Observatory Astronomer Wins Major Prize

Press Release From: W.M. Keck Observatory UCLA professor and longtime W. M. Keck Observatory astronomer, Andrea Ghez, will be awarded the 2015 Bakerian Medal, the Royal Society's premiere prize lecture in the physical sciences, the organization ...
 SpaceRef1 day ago W. M. Keck Observatory Names Anne Kinney Chief Scientist  SpaceRef2 days ago W. M. Keck Observatory Launches App KeckWatch  SpaceRef1 week ago

Keck Observatory Plays Key Role in Discovery of Another Earth

NASA's blockbuster discovery of an Earth-like planet 1,400 light-years away was made possible in part by data from the W.M. Keck Observatory atop Mauna Kea, the space agency announced Thursday . While the Kepler Space Telescope was responsible ...
 Civil Beat1 week ago NASA discovers Earth-like planet in habitable zone  Yahoo! News1 week ago NASA discovers earth-like planet  ZNBC1 week ago
Product Design and Development

Arrested protesters publish bail, go back to Hawaii mountain

W.M. Keck Observatory authorities stated the obstructions also affected evening procedures, and moving forward, feasibility of procedures is going to be evaluated on the day-by-day basis. Construction stopped for around two several weeks ...
 NewsListOnline1 month ago Arrested Protesters Post Bail, Return to Hawaii Mountain  Product Design and Development1 month ago

A 300 Year Old Mystery Solved: Why Saturn's Moon Iapetus Is Half-Light, Half-Dark

In 1671, the famed astronomer Giovanni Cassini was observing Saturn when he found a new, faint moon orbiting it along its western side. As he attempted to follow its orbit, however, he found something incredibly unusual: the moon was completely ...
 Forbes.com1 week ago
New Scientist

How New Horizons will probe mysteries of Pluto's oddball moons

Pluto's companion, Charon, is almost too large to me a moon (Image: Keck Telescope) Pluto is an alien world in almost all respects, but in one way it resembles Earth: it has a large, close companion. In 1978, James Christy at the US Naval ...
 New Scientist1 month ago

Robert Kraft, who led UC's Lick Observatory, dies at 87

Robert P. Kraft, a noted astronomer and former director of Lick Observatory, who was also a lover of music and wine and taught classes in both at UC Santa Cruz, died May 26 three months after a stroke. He was 87. During his long tenure at the ...
 San Francisco Chronicle.com1 month ago Robert P. Kraft dies at 87; astronomer and UC Observatories director  Los Angeles Times2 months ago
Tech Times

Powerful aurorae observed on brown dwarf for the first time

Brown dwarfs have long been in a state of cosmic limbo. Though they have a few star-like qualities, these celestial bodies lack some of the fundamental characteristics that define a star; theyre cool, small, and emit for little light. This has led ...
 The Verge3 days ago Aurora Spotted Outside Solar System For First Time In Dazzling Display Over Brown Dwarf  Tech Times2 days ago Auroras On Brown Dwarf Reveal Objects Behave More Like Planets Than Stars  Hngn.com2 days ago "Failed Stars" Host Stunningly Bright Auroras  Forbes.com2 days ago
Civil Beat

Was a Bullet Fired at a Mauna Kea Observatory?

Various news reports Sunday say that police on Hawaii Island are looking into damage to a telescope on Mauna Kea. Officers responded to a report late Saturday night of what appeared to be a bullet hole in a door at the Subaru Telescope, the ...
 Civil Beat1 month ago Telescope Crackdown: Arrests on Mauna Kea, Haleakala  Hawaii Free Press1 day ago
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