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PŌWEHI - Hawaii and the Event Horizon Telescope

  • Haleʻōlelo 113 Nowelo St Hilo, HI 96720 United States (map)

FREE ADMISSION & LIVE STREAMING at http://go.hawaii.edu/Ruj

PŌWEHI - Hawaii and the Event Horizon Telescope

Friday, April 12 at 6pm at Haleʻōlelo on the University of Hawaii, Hilo campus.

113 Nowelo St. Hilo, HI 96720

The Event Horizon Telescope is an international collaboration aiming to capture the first image of a black hole by creating a virtual Earth-sized telescope.

Join us to talk story about the groundbreaking results from the Event Horizon Telescope and the pioneering role Hawaii telescopes, the James Clerk Maxwell Telescope and the Submillimeter Array, played in this nearly-impossible experiment, and to explore the way in which Hawaiian language and culture are enriching astronomy with a bridge to a new, yet old, understanding of the cosmos.