Hawaii’s Greatest Export
Knowledge is Hawaii’s greatest export. In this talk, we’ll explore highlights of the science that has come from Hawaii over all scientific disciplines and we’ll discover that Hawaii has made major contributions to humankind’s understanding of almost all aspects of the world around us. We’ll explore Hawaii’s contribution to numerous scientific fields including atmospheric science by examining work done by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA)’s Mauna Loa Observatory, earth sciences by highlighting volcanology and the contributions made by the Hawaii Volcano Observatory, and biology by looking at what have learned during the conservation efforts for the ‘Alala. We’ll conclude with one astronomer’s selection of research highlights that have come out of observatories on Maunakea including black holes, planets around other stars, and what we might learn about these other worlds in the coming decades.
Hosted by Josh Walawender, Support Astronomer, W. M. Keck Observatory
Tickets: $10 ( $8 for Members)
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