Željko Ivezić appointed Director of Rubin Observatory Construction

On January 3, 2022, Željko Ivezić assumed the role of Director of Rubin Observatory Construction, appointed by Matt Mountain, AURA President.

Professor Ivezić has been involved with Rubin Observatory/LSST since its inception in the early 2000s, serving for many years as Project Scientist and head of the Project Science Team.

Asteroids in the inner solar system

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.