DIRAC Institute Open House, May 14th, 2018

We are pleased to invite you to the inaugural DIRAC Institute Open House!

Please join us in welcoming 2011 Nobel Laureate, Dr. Saul Perlmutter, and get inspired by his lecture
“What We Learn When We Learn the Universe is Accelerating”.

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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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Zwicky Transient Facility Achieves First Light

Marks the beginning of commissioning of the next generation time domain survey.

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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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