Nov 12, 2019

Keith Bechtol, UW-Madison Physics Dept.

"The Big Picture: Science from Astronomical Surveys"

The Large Synoptic Survey Telescope (LSST), now under construction in Chile, will image the entire southern sky nearly a thousand times over the next decade. LSST is an example of astronomical surveys that map as much of the sky as possible as quickly as possible in order to make a statistical census of the cosmos. The recent technologies that make such surveys possible will generate rich datasets for exploring the universe.

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Nov 12, 2019


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