Category: Outreach


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…

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NSF invests in cyberinfrastructure institute to harness cosmic data

The National Science Foundation awarded the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee and nine collaborating organizations, including the University of Washington, $2.8 million for a two-year “conceptualization phase” of the Scalable Cyberinfrastructure Institute for Multi-Messenger Astrophysics. As part of SCIMMA, UW researchers will work…

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DIRAC Scientists at the Asteroid Day 2019

Watch a film about DiRAC Team’s Research Here

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2018-12-11 Seminar: Benjamin Pope

When: December 11, 2018 @ 12:00pm Where: PAB, B305, 3rd floor The Brightest Stars in Kepler and K2 The Kepler mission and its continuation as K2 have revolutionized both the study of exoplanets and of stellar astrophysics, providing high-precision light curves of hundreds…

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DIRAC Institute Open House, May 14th, 2018

2011 Nobel Laureate, Dr. Saul Perlmutter
“What We Learn When We Learn the Universe is Accelerating”.

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Zwicky Transient Facility Achieves First Light

Marks the beginning of commissioning of the next generation time domain survey.

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DIRAC on FiRe

DIRAC Director Andy Connolly discusses with Mark Anderson how the scale of the imaging data that will come from a new generation of telescopes will require different analysis methodologies.

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