Eight headshots stacked together of the selected Catalyst Fellows for 2023.

Please welcome our 2023 Catalyst Fellows

October 20, 2023

The second cohort of LSST Discovery Alliance Catalyst Fellows funded by the John Templeton Foundation has begun! The Catalyst Fellowship aims to realize the full…

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Pilot Program Offers Childcare Grants to Scientists in 2023

January 18, 2023

The LSST Corporation (LSSTC) and the IceCube Collaboration (IceCube) are pleased to announce a pilot childcare support program generously funded by the Heising-Simons Foundation. The partnership pilot…

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Group photo of attendees of LINCC Up

First LINCC Up – Event Recap

January 16, 2023

On January 10-11, 2023, the University of Washington (UW) hosted LINCC Frameworks' first in-person meeting - “LINCC Up.” The two-day meeting was an opportunity for…

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Meet the Inaugural Catalyst Fellowship Cohort

September 7, 2022

The first cohort of LSST Discovery Alliance Catalyst Fellows funded by the John Templeton Foundation has begun! Read the press release. The Catalyst Fellowship aims to realize…

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Awarded Project: Active Asteroids in ZTF Alerts

January 30, 2020

Project Description Active asteroids are a diverse population driven by a variety of mechanisms, including volatile sublimation, direct impacts, rotation-driven mass shedding, and "exotic" dust…

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Awarded Project: TOM for Identifying Supernovae in Transient Surveys

Project Description During this project, we will develop a Target Observation Manager (TOM) to identify young type Ia supernovae in current and upcoming transient surveys. Our…

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LSSTC Data Science Fellowship Program

July 29, 2019

The LSSTC Data Science Fellowship Program (DSFP) is a supplement to graduate education in astronomy-related fields (e.g. astronomy, astrophysics, cosmology, planetary science, etc.), intended to…

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Variable Classes Revealed!

September 1, 2017

Project Description A New Citizen Scientist, Astronomer, and Computer Scientist Project to Meet the Stellar Classification Challenge in the LSST Era Recent classification efforts have…

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The Photometric LSST Astronomical Time-series Classification Challenge

July 31, 2017

Program Description Understanding and classifying photometric data into different subtypes of transients is one of the biggest challenges facing next-generation instruments like LSST. As a…

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An image of 28 people posing together for a group photo as part of the Data Science Fellowship Program's third session.

Training for Tomorrow

April 28, 2017

The third session of the LSSTC Data Science Fellowship Program (DSFP), hosted jointly by NOAO and the University of Arizona, took place this week in Tucson.…

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Seeking DSFP Member Institution Hosts

September 7, 2016

The Data Science Fellowship Program (DSFP) seeks member institutions willing to serve as host venues. The program is a two-year training program for graduate students designed…

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LSSTC Data Science Fellowship Program

August 30, 2016

Program Description As a recipient of an LSSTC grant in 2015, CIERA/Northwestern's LSSTC Data Science Fellowship Program (DSFP) will enhance a traditional astrophysics curriculum--extending a…

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