Big Data Analytics in Astronomy

From fundamental research on the most energetic events in the universe to the search for asteroids that may one day impact the Earth, the science of the next decade will be driven by data. Our ability to make scientific breakthroughs will…

Research

DIRAC brings together researchers from Astrophysics, Computer Science & Engineering, Statistics, and other key disciplines to develop algorithms and infrastructure to process, analyze, and understand the science and questions arising from major astronomical imaging telescopes (e.g. LSST, MWA, SKA, Advanced…

People

DIRAC is creating an environment where scientists can harness interdisciplinary expertise to solve some of the most difficult questions facing Astronomy today. It  provides an interaction space between Astrophysics, Computer Science, Statistics, and other disciplines. It is a place where ideas…

Talks & News

Watch DiRAC Scientists on the Asteroid Day TV

Last year, Asteroid Day celebrated their Fifth anniversary, with events in 192 countries. In the next few days, Asteroid Day TV is broadcasting asteroid related programming from Discovery Science, TED, IMAX, BBC, CNN, The European Space Agency (ESA), the European…

DIRAC & Astronomy on Tap Seattle Present: ASTRONOMY AT HOME

Tune in on Thursday, June 11th at 8:00pm! Streaming from DIRAC YouTube channel https://dirac.us/yt

2020-5-14 Colloquium: Abigail Stevens

When: Thursday, May 14th, 2020 @ 3:30pm Where: via ZOOM Meeting PW:  505387 Meeting Link:  https://washington.zoom.us/j/98852018851?pwd=OG8zK0s4ZlBLeXhYZGNjZE84SkNaQT09 Meeting ID: 988 5201 8851 Mapping Matter in Strong Gravity: Spectral-Timing of Black Holes and Neutron Stars One of the best laboratories to study strong-field gravity is the…

List of publications

ADS link features recently published papers by DIRAC researchers.

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Letter From the Director

Welcome to the DiRAC Institute newsletter. As we head towards the winter solstice, if you were lucky with the clouds and the near full moon, you may have seen the Geminid meteor shower which peaked early in the morning of…

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Work at DIRAC

| DIRAC Postdoctoral Scholar | We invite applications to apply for the Data Intensive Research in Astrophysics and Cosmology (DIRAC) Postdoctoral Positions in the Astronomy Department at the University of Washington. These 3-year positions are available to promising, early-career researchers…

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