Tag: Hawaii Observatories

Hawaii astronomy: Asteroid discovered by Maui observatory

Astronomers at an observatory at the summit of Haleakala on Maui have quietly made an important discovery: a previously unknown “Trojan” near-earth asteroid that is the largest yet discovered (about ¾ of a mile in diameter). Trojan asteroids are unique in that they share earth’s orbit around the sun. The space object has been named […]

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Scientific Research in Hawaii

Many of the things that make Hawaii so amazing to visit and live here are also the things that make it an ideal location for scientific research. From the deep sea to the heavens and everything in between, groundbreaking science is being done across the islands. Here are some Hawaii research institutions that are making […]

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