Mauna Kea Astronomy Outreach Committee

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TMT Scientists Discuss Serious Science and Classroom Fun During Journey Through the Universe 2015

Feb 28, 2015 - Thirty Meter Telescope

TMT will participate again at this year's Journey Through The Universe's Family Science Day and Astronomy Educators in the Classroom....

Supermassive Black Hole Lurks at Dawn of the Universe

Feb 25, 2015 - Gemini Observatory

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Science Results - Classical Nova Explosions are Major Lithium Factories in the Universe

Feb 18, 2015 - Subaru Telescope

Using the 8.2-meter Subaru Telescope High Dispersion Spectrograph (HDS), a team of astronomers observed Nova Delphini 2013 and discovered that the outburst is producing a large...

TMT Shakes Its Mirror

Feb 17, 2015 - Thirty Meter Telescope

During the week of January 26, 2015, the Thirty Meter Telescope performed a series of "shake tests" in El Segundo, California. A major earthquake was simulated to...

THINK Fund at the Pauahi Foundation Scholarship Applications Now Available

Feb 13, 2015 - Thirty Meter Telescope

The THINK (The Hawaii Island New Knowledge) Fund application at the Pauahi Foundation opened on February 4, 2015. This is a new, multi-year scholarship fund for the Pauahi...

Looking at the Future of Maunakea

Feb 12, 2015 - Imiloa Astronomy Center

Kris Fuchigami Pre-Valentine Event February 13, 2015

Feb 3, 2015 - Imiloa Astronomy Center

Gemini’s "Fast Turnaround" Observing Mode is LIVE!

Jan 15, 2015 - Gemini Observatory

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Jan 6, 2015 - Gemini Observatory

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Galactic Herding: New Image Brings Galaxy Diversity to Life

Jan 2, 2015 - Gemini Observatory

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Drawing in Color with Wendy Hollender

Dec 30, 2014 - Imiloa Astronomy Center

TMT Open House at the American Astronomical Society (AAS) Meeting

Dec 30, 2014 - Thirty Meter Telescope

TMT will host an Open House at the annual American Astronomical Society (AAS) meeting in Seattle, WA on Monday, 5 January, at 5:30 pm, in room 6B. read more

Hawaii's Astronomy Sector Brought an Economic Impact of $168 million in 2012

Dec 22, 2014 - Thirty Meter Telescope

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Call for New Membership in the TMT International Science Development Teams

Dec 18, 2014 - Thirty Meter Telescope

The second annual call for new members of the Thirty Meter Telescope (TMT) International Science Development Teams (ISDTs) is now open. The ISDTs are organized around eight...

Next Maunakea Skies Topic, Exoplanets!

Dec 9, 2014 - Imiloa Astronomy Center

Science Results - It's Filamentary: How Galaxies Evolve in the Cosmic Web

Dec 2, 2014 - Subaru Telescope

International team of astronomers proposes that filaments in the cosmic web played a critical role in the distant universe.

Revisit the Skies Above Bethlehem

Nov 28, 2014 - Imiloa Astronomy Center

Science Results - Subaru Telescope Detects Sudden Appearance of Galaxies in the Early Universe

Nov 18, 2014 - Subaru Telescope

A team of astronomers used Suprime-Cam on the Subaru Telescope to look back more than 13 billion years and found seven early galaxies that appeared quite suddenly within 700...

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OUR MISSION: The Mauna Kea Astronomy Outreach Committee (MKAOC) coordinates and organizes the collective outreach efforts of the astronomy community and acts as a forum for the astronomy community and related organizations to plan and coordinate outreach activities.


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