1. Evenings With Astronomers: MOSFIRE – A Backstage Pass to Frontier Science and Operations at Keck

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    The MOSFIRE instrument is a case example of how Keck Observatory maintains its position as a premiere optical and infrared observatory by continuously implementing complex innovations that lead to…

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    • UFOs and Space: keck observatory

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      Exactly how big is our universe, and what place do we have in it? Come explore the Keck Observatory, where the human mind is opened to a vast realm of new possibilities.

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      • Three Nights at the Keck

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        Produced under a competitive grant from the National Academy of Sciences, the winner of its nationwide competition to select the best new idea in science television.

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        • Astronomy Talk: MOSFIRE

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          On April 4, 2012 a new instrument obtained “first light” on the Keck I Telescope at the W. M. Keck Observatory on Mauna Kea. Known as MOSFIRE, for Multi-Object Spectrometer For Infra-Red…

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          • Astronomy Talk: Stars Born in Extreme Environments

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            This is a recoding of a Keck Observatory Astronomy Talk given by Dr. Jessica Lu, NSF Astronomy and Astrophysics Postdoctoral Fellow Institute for Astronomy, University of Hawaii (IfA). Her talk,…

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            • Astronomy Talk: The Magnificent Night Sky - How to Protect It

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              The advent and spread of electrical lighting has made it ever harder to find the dark skies valued by professional and amateur astronomers, not to mention lovers of starry skies in general. Dr. Wainscoat…

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              • Evenings With Astronomers: The Accelerating Universe - On the Secrets of Dark Energy

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                Nobel Laureate astronomer Brian Schmidt presents the story of the discovery of dark energy to an audience of enthusiastic Keck Observatory donors at the Fairmont Orchid, Big Island of Hawai'i,…

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                • Evenings With Astronomers: From Hot Jupiters to Habitable Planets - Part 2

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                  Dr. Debra Fischer, Yale University, explains the lively science of planet hunting. This talk was delivered on Feb. 27, 2012, under balmy Hawaiian night skies at The Fairmont Orchid on the Big Island…

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