Category: Talks & News


Dr. Gwendolyn Eadie received the J.S. Plaskett Medal

Gwen Eadie

CASCA is pleased to announce Dr. Gwendolyn Eadie as the 2018 recipient of the J. S. Plaskett Medal. Dr. Eadie completed her doctoral studies at McMaster University under the supervision of Dr. William Harris. In her thesis entitled “Lights in…

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DiRAC Institute in B612 Press Release

New Research Fellows to work on Asteroid Tracking and Analyses

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DiRAC Institute in GeekWire

Berkeley astrophysicist Saul Perlmutter discusses the implications of the universe’s accelerating expansion at the University of Washington.

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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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2018-02-20 Seminar: Jean-Charles Cuillandre, CEA-Saclay/Observatoire de Paris

When: February 20, 2018 @ 12:30 – 1:30pm Where: PAB, B305, 3rd floor The challenge of the distributed Euclid survey: The ESA Euclid space mission core science goals rely on complementary deep ground-based surveys covering both the northern and southern galactic…

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2018-02-14 Brown Bag: Eddie Schlafly, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory

When: February 14, 2018 @ 2:00-3:00pm  Where: PAB, WRF Data Science Studio, Seminar Room, 6th floor The DECam Plane Survey: Optical Photometry of Two Billion Objects in the Southern Galactic PlaneThe DECam Plane Survey is a five-band optical and near-infrared survey of…

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2018-02-12 Lunch Seminar: Naoki Yoshida, Kavli IPMU, University of Tokyo

When: February 12, 2018 @ 12:30 – 1:30pm  Where: PAB, WRF Data Science Studio, 6th floor Big Data Cosmology with Subaru HSC Survey Subaru HSC is ongoing and is planned to survey a total of ~1200 square degrees by 2019. We have…

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2018-02-05: Seminar: Melissa Graham

When: February 5, 2018 @ 12:30-1:30pm  Where: PAB, WRF Data Science Studio, 6th floor Mini-Workshop: Alert Stream Filters for Your ZTF Science Goals The seminar will start with a brief presentation of some of the main ZTF science drivers that require Alert…

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2018-02-02 Seminar: Andreas A. Berlind, Vanderbilt University

When: February 2, 2018 @ 1:00-2:00pm  Where: PAB, 3rd floor, B305 From Dark Matter to Galaxies: Probing the Spatial Structure of the Universe on Small Scales The last decade has seen an explosion of high precision measurements of the structure of the…

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DIRAC Researcher Helps Investigate the “Most Mysterious Star” from the Kepler Mission

DIRAC Researcher and NSF Postdoctoral Fellow, James Davenport, is a coauthor on a recent paper studying “Boyajian’s Star”, aka the Most Mysterious Star in the Universe!

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