DiRAC Identity


Our organization’s name is: the Institute for Data Intensive Research in Astrophysics and Cosmology. This is shortened to the DiRAC Institute, or sometimes simply DiRAC.


High resolution versions of our logo are available for download here

version of the DiRAC logo with transparent background

The background of our logo represents the sensor array on the Rubin Observatory’s LSST Camera. The “dot” on the i represents one of these camera sensors, and connects the mission our organization to this revolutionary source of data.

Mission Statement

To build the world’s most advanced datasets, algorithms, and tools and use them to explore and understand the universe

Vision Statement

A universe understood through data-intensive discovery.