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Quanta Magazine’s Interview with Prof. Mario Juric

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.

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Estimating the Milky Way’s Mass via Hierarchical Bayes: A Blind Test on MUGS2 Simulated Galaxies

Published in the Astrophysical Journal, by DIRAC Researcher, Gwendolyn Eadie.

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Collaborative, participant-driven learning works!

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…

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DIRAC Researcher Helps Investigate the “Most Mysterious Star” from the Kepler Mission

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!

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DIRAC Researchers Observe 1I/’Oumuamua

UW/B612 Asteroid Institute researchers measure the rotation period and shape of the first interstellar asteroid.

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DIRAC on FiRe

DIRAC Director Andy Connolly discusses with Mark Anderson how the scale of the imaging data that will come from a new generation of telescopes will require different analysis methodologies.

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