Mystery object discovered by telescope on Haleakala


Hawaii News Digest, 28 October 2017, 0450 UTC, Post #15856. Source: http://khon2.com/2017/10/27/mystery-object-discovered-by-telescope-on-haleakala-may-be-our-first-visitor-from-another-solar-system/ Accessed on 28 October 2017, 0450 UTC. Please click link to read the full story. Comment: A mysterious object discovered on 19 October 2017 by the University of Hawaii's Pan-STARRS 1 telescope atop Haleakala on Maui may be our first visitor from another … Continue reading Mystery object discovered by telescope on Haleakala

Space photos of the week: 130 million light years away, two neutron stars collide


Hawaii News Digest, 21 October 2017, 1555 UTC, Post #15812. Source: https://www.wired.com/story/space-photos-of-the-week-130-million-light-years-away-two-neutron-stars-collide Reporter:  Shannon Stirone ("Wired"). Accessed on 21 October 2017, 1555 UTC. Please click link to see the photograph and to read the full article. Comment: Many of the heavier elements in our universe, such as iron and gold, were created in massive stellar … Continue reading Space photos of the week: 130 million light years away, two neutron stars collide

Observatory signs new agreement with NASA


Hawaii News Digest, 09 September 2017, 1820 hrs, UTC. Post #15565. Source: http://hawaiitribune-herald.com/news/local-news/observatory-signs-new-agreement-nasa Accessed on 09 September 2017, 1820 hrs, UTC. Please click link to read the full story. Comment: NASA says it will continue is productive relationship with the W.M. Keck Observatory atop Mauna Kea on Hawaii Island.  The new five-year agreement takes effect … Continue reading Observatory signs new agreement with NASA

Millions converge across U.S. to see sun go dark


Hawaii News Digest, 21 August 2017, 14:10 hrs, UTC, Post #15454. Source: http://www.hawaiitribune-herald.com/news/nation/millions-converge-acrosss-us-see-sun-go-dark Accessed on 21 August 2017, 14:10 hrs, UTC. Please click link to read the full story. Comment: The first full solar eclipse to sweep coast to coast in 99 years has attracted millions of Americans to a narrow, 60-70 mile wide corridor … Continue reading Millions converge across U.S. to see sun go dark

The One Earth Message


Hawaii News Digest, 20 August 2017, 15:10 hrs, UTC, Post #15446. Source: http://www.hawaiitribune-herald.com/news/local-news/messages-earth-designer-voyager-1-2-golden-records-announces-project-launch Accessed on 20 August 2017,15:10 hrs, UTC. Reporter:  Cameron Miculka. Please click link to read the full article. Comment: The man who designed the "golden records" for the Voyager 1 and Voyager 2 space craft more than 40 years ago remains busy … Continue reading The One Earth Message

KHNL: WHO urges countries to raise taxes on sugary drinks


By JAMEY KEATENAssociated Press GENEVA (AP) - The U.N. health agency on Tuesday recommended that countries use tax policy to increase the price of sugary drinks like sodas, sp Source: KHNL: WHO urges countries to raise taxes on sugary drinks (m.hawaiinewsnow.com/hawaiinewsnow/db_331260/contentdetail.htm?contentguid=fI2pZ1h). Accessed on 11 October 2016, 15:10 hrs, UTC. Reporter:  Jamey Keaten (Associated Press). Please click … Continue reading KHNL: WHO urges countries to raise taxes on sugary drinks

UH-Hilo science and technology program receives $1M in funding | Hawaii 24/7


The National Science Foundation (NSF) has released $1 million from the Centers for Research Excellence in Science and Technology (CREST) program to fund the fourth year of a climate change research… Source: UH-Hilo science and technology program receives $1M in funding | Hawaii 24/7 (http://www.hawaii247.com/2016/10/03/uh-hilo-science-and-technology-program-receives-1m-in-funding). Accessed on 04 October 2016, 16:00 hrs, UTC. Please click link … Continue reading UH-Hilo science and technology program receives $1M in funding | Hawaii 24/7