Monthly Archives: October 2011

Mauna Kea, IfA played a role in Nobel physics prize

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Louise Good, Institute for Astronomy publications editor John Tonry University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa Astronomer John Tonry, a camera designed and built at the Institute for Astronomy and an observatory on Mauna Kea all played a role in the work … Continue reading

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Who will chart the rain?

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Anyone who lives in Hawai‘i knows that weather—or, more specifically, the likelihood of rain—is a very important part of everyday life, as evidenced by the sheer number of meteorologists and weather forecasters employed by local TV news stations.  So it’s … Continue reading

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Right on track

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Ever since the devastating Japan tsunami on March 11, 2011, washed millions of tons of debris into the Pacific, scientists at the University of Hawai‘i at Mānoa’s International Pacific Research Center have been trying to track the trajectory of this … Continue reading

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