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Northern lights make appearance over Washington

October 12, 2021 | KUOW

Northwest astronomy fans got a treat Monday night as clear skies provided an excellent view of the northern lights over Washington state.

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Telescope Mount Assembly (TMA) Awakens

September 23, 2021 | Rubin Observatory

Great success for Rubin Observatory! On the summit, the Telescope Mount Assembly (TMA) began moving manually in azimuth and elevation on a thin film of oil in early September—for the first time since factory testing in Spain. You can see a video of this achievement on the Rubin Observatory YouTube channel.

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DiRAC Researcher Part of Inaugural Cohort of New NSF Fellows

September 15, 2021 | DiRAC NEWS

DiRAC Fellow Rebecca Phillipson has been awarded a Mathematical and Physical Sciences Ascending Postdoctoral Research Fellowship (MPS-Ascend) to conduct a program of research and education at the University of Washington. This new prize fellowship is intended to recognize beginning investigators of significant potential, and provide them with experience in research that will broaden participation in mathematics and the physical sciences. Dr. Phillipson plans to […]

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Carnegie Mellon, University of Washington to Pioneer Platforms that Harness Astrophysical Data to Unravel the Universe’s Mysteries

August 25, 2021 | Press Release

Carnegie Mellon University and the University of Washington have announced an expansive, multi-year collaboration to create new software platforms to analyze large astronomical datasets generated by the upcoming Legacy Survey of Space and Time (LSST)

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Announcing the LSSTC Catalyst Fellowships

August 16, 2021 | LSSTC News

The LSST Corporation, a non-profit consortium of approximately 30 research institutions (including UW), has received $7 million to establish the LSSTC Catalyst Fellowship Funded by the John Templeton Foundation. These will support early-career researchers as they study big data generated from the soon-to-be-completed Vera Rubin Observatory in Chile.

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