DiRAC Researcher Part of Inaugural Cohort of New NSF Fellows

September 15, 2021 | DiRAC NEWS

DiRAC Fellow Rebecca Phillipson has been awarded a Mathematical and Physical Sciences Ascending Postdoctoral Research Fellowship (MPS-Ascend) to conduct a program of research and education at the University of Washington. This new prize fellowship is intended to recognize beginning investigators of significant potential, and provide them with experience in research that will broaden participation in mathematics and the physical sciences. Dr. Phillipson plans to […]

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Announcing the LSSTC Catalyst Fellowships

August 16, 2021 | LSSTC News

The LSST Corporation, a non-profit consortium of approximately 30 research institutions (including UW), has received $7 million to establish the LSSTC Catalyst Fellowship Funded by the John Templeton Foundation. These will support early-career researchers as they study big data generated from the soon-to-be-completed Vera Rubin Observatory in Chile.

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Asteroids in the inner solar system

July 1, 2021 | Physics Today

Observations and computer simulations of their orbits and interactions with planets yield insights into the asteroids’ dynamic lives. Sarah Greenstreet is a senior researcher with the B612 Asteroid Institute in Mill Valley, California, and a research scientist with the Dirac Institute at the University of Washington in Seattle.

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Asteroid Day LIVE 2021

June 30, 2021 | DiRAC News

Learn more about the first planetary defence mission on this year’s Asteroid Day LIVE The full LIVE program schedule here will broadcast on June 30th, 2021 and it will repeat until July 4th, 2021. Watch the program live here at asteroidday.org Asteroid Day is a global day of awareness and public education about asteroids. At science centers, schools, museums, […]

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