Budding astronomer Chantelle Kiessner is already conducting solar investigations, supported by three internships during the past two years.
Prof. Doudna gained international renown when she and her colleagues at UC Berkeley were the first to develop the CRISPR-Cas9 genome editing technology that enables scientists to edit the DNA of any organism. The implications are revolutionary.
At the Canada-France-Hawaiʻi Telescope on Maunakea, Austin Jennings tested ways to simultaneously use two different spectrographic instruments to catalog stars. His findings were unexpected.
Six students from the Department of Physics and Astronomy at UH Hilo were awarded prestigious research positions to do projects over the past year. They now have a substantial body of work added to their résumés, something rare for undergraduates.