Category: Talks & News


2018-09-07 Seminar: Lia Sartori

When: September 7, 2018 @ 11:00am Where: PAB, WRF Data Science Studio, 6th floor   Lia Sartori from the ETH Zürich Institute for Particle Physics and Astrophysics, will be discussing variability in active galactic nuclei.    A study of active galactic…

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2018-08-03 Seminar: David van Dyk

When: August 3, 2018 @ 3:00 pm  Where: PAB, WRF Data Science Studio, 6th floor David A van Dyk, Statistics Section, Department of Mathematics, Imperial College London Quantifying Discovery in Astro/Particle Physics: Frequentist and Bayesian Perspective Statistical discovery questions in astrophysics and high-energy…

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1st LSST Solar Systems Readiness Sprint

July 10-12, 2018 at the University of Washington

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Happy Asteroid Day!

June 30th is Asteroid Day! Live broadcast from Luxembourg! Astronauts, astronomers, scientists, students, teachers, and interested citizens around the world are coming together at this very moment to learn about and discuss asteroids.

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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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