DIRAC Seminars are appropriate for students and researchers at all levels who are interested in astronomy and/or data science, and everyone is welcome to attend. They are not typically streamed or recorded. Where: PAB, 6th Floor, eScience Studio, Seminar Rm….Read More
Prepping for a Flood of Heavenly Bodies
Just as mathematics transformed physics from a philosophy into a science, data and computation are transforming science today, says Mario Jurić. He’s leading the push to get astronomy ready for the torrents of data that are about to flow.
Published in the Astrophysical Journal, by DIRAC Researcher, Gwendolyn Eadie.Read More
Science has become a big-data endeavor. But scientists are not universally adept in “data science” — the computing and statistical skillsets needed to handle, sort, analyze and draw conclusions from big data. The shortage of know-how in data science can…Read More
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!Read More
UW/B612 Asteroid Institute researchers measure the rotation period and shape of the first interstellar asteroid.Read More