Six headshots of the first-ever Social-Science Dimension awardees, including their names: Arrykrishna Mootoovaloo, Azalee Bostroem, Christopher Carroll, Somayeh Khakpash, Tansu Daylan, and Emily Cunningham.

First Astrophysics Fellowship to Include a Social-Science Dimension Announces Awardees

July 6, 2022

The first six LSSTC Catalyst Fellows funded by the John Templeton Foundation have been selected to conduct cross-disciplinary work on big data from US astronomy’s…

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Introducing the LSSTC Catalyst Fellowship Funded by the John Templeton Foundation

August 18, 2021

Astrophysicists, Social Scientists to Probe the Universe’s Deepest Mysteries First cross-disciplinary fellowship program to tackle data from massive sky survey TUCSON, Az. — Just as…

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Rubin Observatory atop its rocky summit under a sky of star trails. The observatory building resembles a foot and ankle shape, with a white main building and silver dome sticking up. The night sky is filled with curved streaks. The streaks are stars that have moved across the sky while the camera shutter was open. The focal point of the curved star trails is out of view to the upper left.

Rubin Observatory & Simonyi Survey Telescope Naming

January 17, 2020

First national US observatory to be named after a woman On January 6, 2020, NSF announced that the LSST would be named the NSF Vera…

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Las Cumbres Observatory & LSSTC Awardees for the TOM Community Development Program

December 18, 2019

Las Cumbres Observatory partnered with the LSST Corporation and presented a workshop on “Managing Follow-up Observations in the Era of ZTF and LSST.” The event…

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A digital diagram showing the different parts of the camera used by LSST Discovery Alliance, including L1, L2, and L3 Lens, shutter, filter change mechanism, filters, 3.2 gigapixel CCD Mosiac, cryostat, and utlity trunk.

World’s Most Powerful Digital Camera Sees Construction Green Light

August 31, 2015

The Large Synoptic Survey Telescope’s ‘Eye’ Will be Built at SLAC August 31, 2015, Menlo Park, Calif. — The Department of Energy has approved the…

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An image of four LSST Discovery Alliance leaders are gathered around a giant rock clapping their hands at the First Stone Event with snowy mountains in the background.

First Stone Event

April 16, 2015

LSST marked a major milestone on April 14, 2015, with the traditional First Stone (Primera Piedra) ceremony taking place in Cerro Pachón, Chile. While site…

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