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Journey Through the Universe 2018

Journey Through the Universe Gemini’s flagship astronomy education and outreach program, Journey Through the Universe (Journey), celebrated a successful 14th year with a week of educational programming from March 5-9. “Journey Through the Universe would not succeed without the help of our community partners and sponsors, including the Department of Education, Hawai’i Island business community, […]

Astronaut Ellison Onizuka Science Day 2018

Astronaut Ellison Onizuka Science Day 2018 Gemini Observatory joined the local community on January 27th for a day of celebration and science at the annual Onizuka Science Day event at the University of Hawaiʻi at Hilo. Ellison Onizuka Science Day serves to honor the legacy of Hawaiiʻs first astronaut and the crew of the Space […]

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, […]