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Vision for a Digital Future

An amazing video about Maunakea and preparing Hawai‘i's youth for a digital future by PBS and Internet2.

Beyond Earth: Strategies for Long-Term Human Survival

A talk by Dr. Roberto H. Méndez (March 2013). Some problems with the sound, but all the slides are there.

Monsters in the Dark: Supermassive Black Holes and Their Destructive Habits

A talk by Dr. Nicholas McConnell (October 2013)

UH role critical in Monitoring Space Debris and Asteroids

A report on the AMOS conference (September 2013)

Protecting Earth from Asteroids, or How Astronomy Saves the World

A talk by Dr. Ed Lu of the B612 Foundation (August 2013)

Open House 2013

Astronomy event inspires kids young and old

Maikalani Public Talks Video Archive

IfA Maui lecture series

Great Comets: What Makes Them So Great?

Dr. Alan Fitzsimmons talks about comets viewable in 2013

How to Hunt for New Earths

A Time Video featuring IfA astronomer Dr. Nader Haghighipour and the W. M. Keck Observatory (April 2013)

Black Holes and the Fate of the Universe

Given on November 20, 2012, by Günther Hasinger

Open House 2010

Talks and activities

Thirty Meter Telescope

IfA Director Rolf Kudritzki hails the decision to locate the Thirty Meter Telescope on Mauna Kea (July 2009)

Open House 2009

Lectures and Public Service Announcement

The New Solar System

Friends' lecture by Dr. David Jewitt (March 2009)


IfA scientists describe the Pan-STARRS project (2008)

Killer Asteroids

Talk to the Friends of the IfA by Dr Robert Jedicke (June 2008)

It's About Time

A multi-speaker event in the Frontiers of Astronomy series (December 2008)

Einstein vs Santa

A relatively seasonal lecture by Dr. Robert Jedicke. (December 2008)


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