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Big Island Summer Astronomy Outreach

Big Island Summer Astronomy Outreach Gemini North Public Information and Outreach assistant Alyssa Grace is on the move, traveling from Kaʻū to Laupahoehoe on Hawaiʻi Island to share the wonders of the Universe with students all summer. Check back for updates on her Big Island tour! Alyssaʻs Big Island Summer Astronomy Outreach tour of the […]

Journey Through the Universe 2017

Journey Through the Universe 2017 The Universe is expanding… and so is the Journey Through the Universe program! From March 13-17, 70 observatory professionals and informal educators are extending their reach to districts across the Big Island. Journey Through the Universe (to be referred to as Journey in the rest of this post) includes: classroom visits […]

Maunakea Scholars Awarded Observing Time at Gemini North

Maunakea Scholars Awarded Time on Gemini North On February 3rd, Gemini awarded telescope time to two ecstatic local high school students through the Maunakea Scholars program. The Maunakea Scholars program is the first of its kind in the world, and is spearheaded by Canada-France-Hawai‘i-Telescope (CFHT). The program involves collaboration between the Maunakea observatories, high schools, […]

Gemini Featured in Fall 2016 SVC Bulletin

Gemini Featured in Fall 2016 SVC Bulletin In the most recent Society of Vaccum Coaters (SVC) Bulletin, they feature an article written by Gemini North Optical Engineer Thomas Schneider as well as an image of the Gemini North telescope on the cover. SVC is the global source for learning, applying and advancing vaccum coating, surface engineering […]

Congratulations to the 2016 Gemini STARS!

Gemini STARS Every year, Gemini staff can nominate a colleague to receive the “Gemini STARS” award. One award is given to an employee at both Gemini North and South. Employees who receive the award exemplify Gemini’s Working Culture, and meet these STARS standards: Striving for personal and institutional growth Treating others as we want to […]