Hawaii's recent magnitude 6.5 earthquake has of course done a lot of damage to the island. Astronomers are worried because there is a lot of pretty valuable equipment there, like the monster 10-meter Keck telescopes. If you want to stay up-to-date on what's happening, head over to the official Keck website updates. Also, Bad Bloggee Brad Cavanaugh has an unofficial update page, too.
Hawaii telescope updates
Oct 18, 2006