News from Keck Observatory

News from Keck Observatory

News from Keck Observatory

News from Keck Observatory

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News from Keck Observatory

News from Keck Observatory

  • New Method of Searching for Fifth Force
    W. M. Keck Observatory Data Leads To First Of Its Kind Test of Einstein’s Theory of General RelativityA UCLA-led team has discovered a new way of
    probing the hypothetical fifth force of nature

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News from Keck Observatory

News from Keck Observatory

Tectonic swerve responsible for creation of Hawaiian islands

Hawaii was born in fire and eruption and today boasts the biggest and most active volcanoes in the world – a fact that has long puzzled geologists.

The islands – which together comprise 20 extinct or active volcanoes – are situated well away from tectonic plate boundaries, the moving stress zones that typically produce volcanism.

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News from Keck Observatory

News from Keck Observatory

  • Ripples in the Cosmic Web
    Maunakea, Hawaii – Astronomers for the first time have measured small ripples in the cosmic web using W. M. Keck Observatory images of rare double quasars.The most barren regions of the universe

News from Keck Observatory

News from Keck Observatory

News from Keck Observatory

News from Keck Observatory

News from Keck Observatory

News from Keck Observatory

  • Primordial Galaxy Discovered, First of Its Kind
    Maunakea, Hawaii–
    Seven years of meticulous observing have resulted in a cosmic discovery that
    comes from an era dating back 13.1 billion years, giving scientists a detailed
    glimpse of what may

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  • Unexpected Classification of Exoplanets Discovered June 19, 2017
    Two Distinct “Species” of Exoplanets Illuminated using W. M. Keck Observatory DataMaunakea, Hawaii – Since the mid-1990s, when the first planet around another sun-like star was discovered,
  • Astronomers Prove What Separates True Stars from Wannabes June 5, 2017
    Maunakea, Hawaii – Astronomers have shown what separates real stars from the wannabes. Not in Hollywood, but out in the universe. “When we look up and see the stars shining at night, we are
  • New Method of Searching for Fifth Force May 27, 2017
    W. M. Keck Observatory Data Leads To First Of Its Kind Test of Einstein’s Theory of General RelativityA UCLA-led team has discovered a new way of probing the hypothetical fifth force of nature
  • Judy Cohen Elected to the National Academy of Sciences May 23, 2017
    W. M. Keck Observatory Congratulates Caltech’s Kate Van Nuys Page Professor of Astronomy for Prestigious AppointmentMaunakea, Hawaii - It’s one of the highest honors that only the most
  • Astronomy Talk: Fingerprints of the First Stars May 23, 2017
    Our current story for the origin of the heavy elements has at its core a recycling program on the grandest of scales. Using Keck, we have traced atoms as they flow from the intergalactic medium into