Category: Outreach


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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