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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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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Top-End Assembly (TEA) on the Summit

March 8, 2021 | DiRAC News

A major milestone was reached in the construction of the Vera C. Rubin Observatory last week. The “Top End Assembly”, which holds the secondary mirror (M2), was lowered into place within the massive enclosure.

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