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1st LSST Solar Systems Readiness Sprint

July 10-12, 2018 at the University of Washington

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Happy Asteroid Day!

June 30th is Asteroid Day! Live broadcast from Luxembourg! Astronauts, astronomers, scientists, students, teachers, and interested citizens around the world are coming together at this very moment to learn about and discuss asteroids.

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Dr. Gwendolyn Eadie received the J.S. Plaskett Medal

Gwen Eadie

CASCA is pleased to announce Dr. Gwendolyn Eadie as the 2018 recipient of the J. S. Plaskett Medal. Dr. Eadie completed her doctoral studies at McMaster University under the supervision of Dr. William Harris. In her thesis entitled “Lights in…

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DiRAC Institute in B612 Press Release

New Research Fellows to work on Asteroid Tracking and Analyses

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DiRAC Institute in GeekWire

Berkeley astrophysicist Saul Perlmutter discusses the implications of the universe’s accelerating expansion at the University of Washington.

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ADAM Hack Days 2017

DIRAC hosted the first B612/Asteroid Institute ADAM (“Asteroid Decision/Analysis Machine”) HackDays.

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LSSTC Data Science Fellowship Program

The 4th session of the LSSTC Data Science Fellowship Program took place at the University of Washington in September 2017.

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The DIRAC Institute

Realizing opportunities for data-driven discovery in astronomy and astrophysics.

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Saving the Earth from Asteroids with Big Data

By Teaching Computers To Track Asteroids UW Scientists May Save The Earth
by Kathrine Long

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