August 8, 2019

Astronomers to Deploy Breakthrough Technology at UH Telescope

The National Science Foundation has awarded a $1.1 million grant to a University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa Institute for Astronomy (IfA) scientist to install a high-tech shape-shifting secondary mirror on the UH 2.2-meter telescope on Maunakea, bringing new life to the oldest telescope on the mountain. Astronomers use flexible mirrors to compensate for the blurring caused by our ever-moving atmosphere, […]