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

Google Summer of Code With DiRAC

It was a great learning experience for me as I learned a lot about the Jupyter Ecosystem and remote collaborative work.

DiRAC & Astronomy on Tap Seattle Present: ASTRONOMY AT HOME

October 8th at 7:00pm! 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 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 inner 100s of kilometers around black holes…

Letter From the Director

Welcome to the DiRAC Institute newsletter, and to the new academic year! Allow me to begin by introducing myself: I’m Mario Juric, Associate Professor of Astronomy at UW and the new Director of DiRAC. My interests span science and technology:…

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DiRAC & Astronomy on Tap Seattle Present: ASTRONOMY AT HOME

October 8th at 7:00pm! Streaming from DIRAC YouTube channel https://dirac.us/yt

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List of publications

ADS link features recently published papers by DIRAC researchers.

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