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Press Releases

2012

  • 'Cosmic GDP' crashes 97% as star formation slumps [UKIRT]
  • Measuring the universe's 'exit door' [JCMT]
  • UKIRT discovers 'impossible' binary stars [UKIRT]
  • "Once in a Lifetime Opportunity" Science Planned on the JCMT During the Transit of Venus [JCMT]
  • Ultra Cool Companion Helps Reveal Giant Planets [UKIRT]
  • The JCMT Celebrates 25 years at the top of the world [JCMT]
  • Dusty Stellar Nurseries from the Dark Side of a Galaxy - 2012-04-17 [JCMT]
  • Picture Captures a Billion Stars [UKIRT]
  • Universe seen at 'full throttle' [JCMT]
  • New SCUBA-2 Camera Reveals Wild Youth of the Universe - 2012-03-27 [JCMT]
  • UKIDSS Consortium receives RAS Group Award [UKIRT]
  • JCMT and UKIRT set new publication records in 2011 - 2012-02-16

    2011

  • Revolutionary new camera reveals the dark side of the Universe - 2011-10-03 [JCMT]
  • The Most Distant Quasar: Both Headache and Opportunity - 2011-06-29 [UKIRT]

    2010

  • UKIRT Instrumental in Discovery of the First Methane Dwarf Orbiting a Dying Star - 2010-11-23 [UKIRT]
  • UKIRT Unveils the Mysteries of Massive Star Formation - 2010-06-29 [UKIRT]
  • Journey Through The Universe in February/March 2010 - Big Island Students and Teachers Explore the Human Presence in Space - 2010-02-02 [other]
  • UKIRT Astronomers Discover Cool Stars in Nearby Space - 2010-01-29 [UKIRT]

    2009

  • Towards an Exquisite Look at Black Holes - 2009-12-08 [UKIRT]
  • A Tale of Two Telescopes: Astronomy With Invisible Light - 2009-07-13 [other]
  • UKIRT Astronomers Discover Local Star's Cool Companion - 2009-04-20 [UKIRT]
  • Glorious Orion: UKIRT Helps Reveal Chaotic and Overcrowded Stellar Nursery - 2009-04-20 [UKIRT]
  • Hawai`i's Mauna Kea Observatories to lead off International Astronomy Webcast - 2009-03-31 [other]
  • Journey Through The Universe in February 2009 - Taking Big Island Students and Teachers to the Stars and Beyond - 2009-01-27 [other]
  • Astronomers Observe Heat From Hot Jupiter - 2009-01-14 [UKIRT]

    Press Releases from Sources Other than JAC
  • From the UK Science and Technology Facilities Council: SCIENCE PROGRAMME PRIORITISATION 2010-2015!
  • GRB 090423 - the most distant known object in the Universe - University of Leicester -2009-10-28 [UKIRT]
  • Astronomers explore 'last blank space' on map of the Universe - STFC-2009-10-28 [UKIRT]
  • JKCS041: Galaxy Cluster Smashes Distance Record - Chandra-2009-10-22 [UKIRT]
  • Ammasso di galassie da record: è il più distante mai visto - INAF-2009-10-22 [UKIRT]
  • New gamma-ray burst smashes cosmic distance record - STFC-2009-04-28 [UKIRT]

  • 2008

  • UKIRT's Galaxies: A View for the Season - 2008-12-16 [UKIRT]
  • Submillimetre Eagle Eyes on Mauna Kea - 2008-11-12 [JCMT]
  • James Clerk Maxwell Telescope Searches the Dark Hearts of Bright Galaxies - 2008-10-30 [JCMT]
  • James Clerk Maxwell Telescope Begins Legacy Survey of the Submillimetre Sky - 2008-10-13 [JCMT]
  • Infrared Sunglasses See Black Hole Disks - 2008-07-24 [UKIRT]
  • Witnessing the Formation of Distant Galaxies - 2008-04-04 [UKIRT]
  • Old Galaxies Stick Together in the Young Universe - 2008-04-01 [UKIRT]
  • Journey Through The Universe in February 2008 - Astronomers Share Their Work With Big Island Keikis - 2008-01-22 [other]
  • Heat from the Heavens - Opening up the Infrared Sky - 2008-01-09 [UKIRT]

    Press Releases from Sources Other than JAC
  • New virtual telescope zooms in on Milky Way's super-massive black hole - MIT-2008-09-03 [JCMT]
  • Closest Look Ever at the Edge of a Black Hole - CfA-2008-09-03 [JCMT]

  • 2007

  • UKIRT's Wide Field Camera Takes One-Millionth Observation - 2007-11-09 [UKIRT]
  • Discovery Narrows the Gap Between Planets and Brown Dwarfs - 2007-05-30 [UKIRT]
  • Slicing the Universe with HARP/ACSIS - A New Look at Orion - 2007-05-17 [JCMT]

    2006

  • James Clerk Maxwell Birthday - Namesake of Mauna Kea Telescope - 2006-06-13 [JCMT]

    2004

  • World's Most Powerful Infrared Camera Opens its Eyes on the Heavens - 2004-12-22 [UKIRT]
  • Spitzer Space Telescope Pinpoints SCUBA's Elusive but Violent Star Bursts - 2004-07-19 [JCMT]
  • The Going gets Tough for Life in Other Solar Systems - 2004-07-06 [JCMT]
  • Key to Martian Atmosphere Found - 2004-03-01 [JCMT]

    2003

  • A Giant Cocoon of Molecular Hydrogen Discovered Around a Massive Young Star - 2003-12-08 [UKIRT]
  • New Evidence for Solar-like Planetary System Around Nearby Star - 2003-12-01 [JCMT]
  • Intelligent Agents and Robotic Telescopes to Help Astronomers Keep up with the Universe - 2003-10-14 [UKIRT]
  • Astronomers to Coldly Go Where No-one Has Gone Before - 2003-09-26 [JCMT]
  • Distant Star Bursts Provide Key to the Origin of Galaxies - 2003-09-17 [JCMT]
  • Astronomers Hunt Martian Water from Earth - 2003-08-26 [UKIRT]
  • Smoking Supernovae Solve a Ten Billion Year-old Mystery - 2003-07-16 [JCMT]
  • Galaxies of Stars Shrouded in Dust Found in the Early Universe - 2003-03-31 [JCMT]
  • Weighing a Black Hole at the Edge of the Universe - 2003-03-20 [UKIRT]

    2002

  • Elusive Young Stars Can't Hide from Multi-talented Michelle - 2002-12-20 [UKIRT]
  • Astronomers Discover the Wake of a Planet Around a Nearby Star - 2002-10-10 [JCMT]
  • Astronomers Slice and Dice Galaxies - 2002-10-04 [UKIRT]

    2001

  • Old Brown Dwarf-like Stars Discovered - 2001-02-08 [UKIRT]

    2000

  • Mapping the Milky Way - 2000-12-19 [JCMT]
  • Brown Dwarf 'Missing Link' Discovered - 2000-05-09 [UKIRT]
  • Giant Magnetic Bubble Discovered in Nearby Galaxy - 2000-04-13 [JCMT]
  • Astronomers Discover Free-Floating Planets in the Orion Nebula - 2000-03-22 [UKIRT]
  • Astronomers Find Clue to Riddle of Spinning Star Formation - 2000-01-25 [UKIRT]

    1998

  • The Hidden Universe Revealed - 1998-07-15 [JCMT]
  • Astronomers Discover a Nearby Star System just like our own Solar System - 1998-07-08 [JCMT]
  • Astronomers Discover a Distant Galaxy Hidden in Dust - 1998-04-28 [JCMT]
  • Astronomers Discover Possible New Solar Systems in Formation around the Nearby Stars Vega and Fomalhaut - 1998-04-21 [JCMT]

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