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Astronomers may have found Milky Way's faintest satellite galaxy

Using a 8.2-meter telescope on the summit of Mauna Kea in Hawaii, an international team of researchers has found what could be the faintest dwarf satellite galaxy of our Milky Way.

Nov 23, 2016, 06:18 AM IST

Thunderstorm brings snow to Hawaii in July

An overnight thunderstorm dropped 50.8 millimetres of snow on the summit of Hawaii's tallest peak in July.

Jul 18, 2015, 12:24 PM IST

Hawaii governor says telescope-construction timeout extended

Hawaii Gov David Ige has said that a nonprofit company planning to build one of the world's largest telescopes atop a mountain many Native Hawaiians consider sacred will maintain a moratorium on construction for another week.

Apr 12, 2015, 22:00 PM IST