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”

Tyler Trent: An Up-and-Coming Astrophysicist Who Once Opposed the TMT

Tyler Trent, a 26-year-old graduate student in astrophysics at the University of Arizona, was born and raised on O‘ahu. He studies astrophysics with a focus on black holes: super-massive andContinue reading “Tyler Trent: An Up-and-Coming Astrophysicist Who Once Opposed the TMT”