During this special Spring pledge drive edition, we kick things off with Roy Gal and Ashley Chontos from the Institute for Astronomy, here to tell us about exoplanet Kepler 1658b and the next IfA Open House. Then after a short pledge break we talk with Brandon Lester from SRC Technologies about the upcoming US Cyber Challenge and Cyber Quest.
First off, we’ look ahead on the local tech calendar. Dan Tousignant is on the line to tell us about the upcoming Agile 101 class. They Mike King from Design Hui joins us to tell us about the screening of Design Disruptors. Finally, after the break, we get an update on all the recent exoplanet discoveries. Joining us are Nader Haghighipour and Evan Sinukoff, both astronomers at the Institute for Astronomy.
- Hawaii Astronomers and Telescopes Haul in One Hundred New Planets
- Planet Hunters
- Latest study of Tabby’s star offers more weirdness
We’ll kick off the show with a couple of news guests. Nader Haghighipour an astronomer from the Institute for Astronomy will tell us about an Extreme Solar System Conference happening this weekend. Then Rachel Hoerman is here to tell us about an American Association of University Women (AAUW) scholarship for women going into STEM fields. Finally, after the break, we’ll spend the rest of the hour talking with Hawaii Dept of Education Superintendent Kathryn Matayoshi and Sen Donovan Dela Cruz about a regional approach to STEM called “Live, Learn, Work & Play.”
Photo (l:r) Burt Lum, Nader Haghighipour, Rachel Hoerman, Kathy Matayoshi, Donovan Dela Cruz, Ryan Ozawa
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- Newly Minted Coders Tackle State Tourism Data
- Frontier of Astronomy: Exoplanets
- AAUW Honolulu
- Hawaii educators work to advance career pathways for students
First we’ll look at the latest tech news and happenings in Hawaii and beyond. Then joining us today is Osa Tui and Bernard Kung from McKinley High School to tell us about the upcoming VEX Robotics Final. Finally, we talk to planet hunters Andrew Howard and Erik Petigura and find out about some new revelations about exoplanets outside of our solar system in our ongoing series called Exoplanetpalooza.
- University of Hawaii CubeSat
- Two Y genes replace near entire Y chromosome
- Hawaii VC Summit and Blue Startup, Demo Day
- Have Bitcoin will Space Travel
First we’ll look at the latest tech news and happenings in Hawaii and beyond. Then joining us today is Peter Justeson from the Honolulu chapter of the International Game Developers Association to tell us about the upcoming Global Game Jam. Finally, we have a show dedicated to exoplanets we’re calling Exoplanet-palooza. We’ll talk with two astronomers, Andrew Howard and Roy Gal from the Institute for Astronomy about the many planets they are discovering outside our own solar system.