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The National Research Council rankings of graduate programs has placed UH Mānoa Department of Physics and Astronomy in the top 12 of all US programs.  The department has an extensive laboratory and classroom building, Watanabe Hall.  It has about 37,000 square feet of research and teaching laboratories, shops, classrooms with special demonstration facilities, and student study rooms.  The Institute for Astronomy building, located above the Mānoa campus, is a greatly expanded facility for research in astronomy and astrophysics.

Department Events:

17oct3:30 pmHubble Constant Tension: Signs of New Physics?

24oct3:30 pm5:00 pmImaging Other Worlds with the Largest Telescopes: Today and Tomorrow

Latest News

The Belle II experiment

Belle II startup in Nature

Revamped accelerator at Japan KEK begin operation to research the decays of B-mesons and the associate fundamental building block. The Belle II experiment’s ultimate goal to chase unknown particles and exciting events that would extend the standard model that explains the interactions between matter and forces.

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Belle II rolls-in to SuperKEKB

A team of University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa Department of Physics and Astronomy researchers and those from 23 nations seek to answer these questions and other mysteries of the Universe with the Belle II experiment.

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