In the News:
- NASA shifts its sights from small crater to the large crater next door – NASA has changed the target for its Lunar Crater Observation and Sensing Satellite, or “LCROSS,” mission, in which the LCROSS probe and it’s spent rocket will be crashed into the moon next Friday.
- National Science Foundation awards $23 million to UH for EPSCoR program – The National Science Foundation last week awarded $23 million in two grants to the University of Hawaii.
- UH Mānoa’s Library and Information Science Program receives $249,918 grant – The Library and Information Science Program at the University of Hawaii at Manoa has received a National Leadership grant of nearly $250,000 from the Institute of Museum and Library Services for a project entitled, “Pathways to Excellence and Achievement in Research and Learning (PEARL).”
- Hoku and Tianwei Announce Financing Agreement – Hoku Scientific, a Hawaii-based tech firm that bet big on the polysilicon manufacturing business, announced yesterday that one of its largest customers has taken a controlling interest in the company.