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KHNL : UH requests public input on Mauna Kea land management

Top Stories<p>UH requests public input on Mauna Kea land management<p>Posted: 08/19/2018 9:37 PM<p>HAWAII (HawaiiNewsNow) - The University of Hawaii is asking …

Mauna Kea

Hurricane Lane forecast to pass Hawaii this week, residents should prepare

At 5 a.m. HST (1500 UTC), the center of Hurricane Lane was located near latitude 13.2 North, longitude 143.5 West. Lane is moving toward the west …

Weather

Asteroid Institute at LSST Solar System Science Collaboration - B612

August 9, 2018<p>B612 Asteroid Institute attended the LSST’s Solar System Science Collaboration meeting on July 10-12, 2018 at the University of …

Two mountains - You can see how different the older, cone-pocked Mauna Kea is from its younger sibling Mauna Loa, giant and smooth from hot, fluid flows. Look for gleaming observatories on MK... https://t.co/bGKop7PuR8

Talk-story session being held to discuss the future of Hawaii Volcanoes National Park

MEDIA RELEASE<p>Sinkhole near Keanakakoi. NPS Photo<p>Boulders blocking Byrons ledge at Kilauea Iki Trail. NPS Photo<p>Incident management team surveys damage …

National Parks

A sun-kissed VLT

The Very Large Telescope (VLT) bathes in soft sunlight in this beautiful image, taken with a drone camera, and revealing the flattened peak of Cerro …

Cosmology

Darkness as a source of illumination

The stories stay with me, unforgettable in their clarity, haunting as tales told around a campfire often are.<p>I speak not of ghost stories, however. …

Film Festivals

The landing site of each Mars mission can be seen on this rotating globe. Credit: NASA https://t.co/9GMPuitnNL

The Universe Is Disappearing, And There's Nothing We Can Do To Stop It

It’s been nearly a century since scientists first theorized that the Universe was expanding, and that the farther away a galaxy was from us, the faster it appears to recede. This isn’t because galaxies are physically moving away from us, but rather because the Universe is full of …

Galaxies

Guess Where The Oldest Galaxies In The Universe Are

You ever hear from someone that humans shouldn’t be so convinced they are that important in the vast sphere of the universe, that we shouldn’t be …

Universe

Bad feelings between Canada and Russia don't matter in space, says astronaut David Saint-Jacques

Space exploration may not quite be the final frontier of cooperation between Canada and Russia — but it's close.<p>In spite of successive rounds of …

Space Exploration

A family portrait

This view of the Very Large Telescope (VLT), at ESO’s Paranal Observatory, shows almost all of the telescope’s constituent units in one family …

Cosmology

Students remove invasive algae

HONOLULU (KHON2) - Today is Statehood Day. That means no school for kids.<p>Some students from La Pietra School for Girls spent their day off at an east …

Oort Clouds Around Other Stars Should be Visible in the Cosmic Microwave Background

For decades, scientists have theorized that beyond the edge of the Solar System, at a distance of up to 50,000 AU (0.79 ly) from the Sun, there lies …

Universe

HVO lowers volcano alert level from warning to watch

HONOLULU (KHON2) - In light of the reduced eruptive activity at Kīlauea Volcano over the last several days, HVO is lowering the Alert Level for …

Geology

The "Rope Mother" Margaret Hamilton

Topics<p>Science & Engineering<br>• African Americans<br>• Aircraft<br>• Apollo Program<br>• Art<br>• Astronauts<br>• Astronomers<br>• Astronomy<br>• Aviators<br>• Awards<br>• Balloons & Airships<br>• Business<p>All Topics<p>…

Closed Hawaii Volcanoes National Park Considers Recovery

<b>(BIVN)</b> – National Park Service officials guided media through the closed Hawai‘i Volcanoes National Park on Friday, offering journalists a first-hand …

National Parks

No, NASA has not been playing music to wake up the Opportunity rover

<b>The Mars rover, named Opportunity, is shown in this artist conception. (AP Photo/NASA)</b><p>Rover still won’t respond as a massive Martian dust storm begins to clear, but scientists remain optimistic<p>Nicole Karlis<p>August 16, 2018 11:00pm (UTC)<p>It’s been a quiet summer for engineers in NASA's Mars …

Dust Storms

Space as a service: NASA and SpaceX find a new way of putting people into orbit

As soon as next year, SpaceX’s Crew Dragon spacecraft will whip around the earth at 17,500 miles per hour, ferrying two NASA astronauts to the International Space Station.<p>Those astronauts will have little piloting to do; the spacecraft is mostly automated, as its predecessor was on cargo runs going …

Space Exploration

NASA identifies 'foreign object debris' spotted by Mars rover

NASA's Curiosity rover team spotted a weird-looking object on Mars this week and worried it might be a piece of spacecraft debris.<p>The rover snapped an image of a thin, light-colored item laying on top of the reddish ground. It stands out from the surrounding surface.<p>Curiosity's Earth handlers …

Mars Rover

Space Force: To 37% and beyond

<b>Washington (CNN) —</b> President Donald Trump called in June for creating a US Space Force, a new branch of the military designed to protect US assets in space. And he was serious. Vice President Mike Pence made the request official last week, although Congress will have to weigh in.<p>But according to …

Space Force

New limu species found deep in Hawaiian waters

HONOLULU (KHON) - Some local researchers are working to discover all they can about some 60 new species of limu, or algae, found deep within Hawaiian …

Hawaii

Incredible image of Saturn's moon Mimas taken from the Cassini spacecraft https://t.co/nYy5PcMQUM

Tropical Storm Lane Expected To Enter Central Pacific As Hurricane

HAWAII ISLAND - Lane appears to be intensifying this morning, forecasters say, as it heads west towards the Central Pacific.

Weather

Eco-friendly six pack rings for our friends in the sea! 🐟 🦑 🐳 https://t.co/bobrBmUPD6

Kilauea: Reshaping the Aina

<b>This special is proudly presented by INspiration Interiors and Haleakala Solar.</b><p>VOLCANO (KHON2) - Madame Pele is showing the world her incredible …

Big Island (Hawaii)

VIDEO: USGS HVO Scientist-In-Charge Gives Eruption Lull Analysis

HAWAII ISLAND - Following a public meeting in Pahoa, USGS Hawaiian Volcano Observatory scientist-in-charge Tina Neal talks about the current pause in …

Natural Disasters

Modi Says India Will Send Manned Flight Into Space By 2022

New Delhi (AP) -- India will send a manned flight into space by 2022, Prime Minister Narendra Modi announced Wednesday as part of India's …

India

NASA agreement sign of Stratolaunch engine development program

WASHINGTON — An agreement to do engine testing at a NASA center is the latest sign that Stratolaunch is considering developing its own launch vehicle …

Space Exploration