Ho‘i Mai — Makana Silva Bringing Knowledge Back Home

Makana Silva, a self-described kanak (kanaka maoli), a Native Hawaiian astrophysicist and strongman, hails from the island of O‘ahu and currently is working on his dissertation in the physics departmentContinue reading “Ho‘i Mai — Makana Silva Bringing Knowledge Back Home”

A Beer Spectrometer and Other Adventures: Mailani Neal on Being an Instrument Scientist in Astronomy

Instrument scientists thrive on engineering and technology. Cherished characters from sci-fi might come to mind: Scotty. Geordi. B’Elanna. Kaylee. Add Mailani Neal to the list. A graduate student at NewContinue reading “A Beer Spectrometer and Other Adventures: Mailani Neal on Being an Instrument Scientist in Astronomy”