Large Synoptic Survey Telescope (LSST)

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November 6, 2019
News Feature
His work aims to deepen our understanding of dark matter, dark energy and other secrets of the universe.
Photo of Panofsky fellow Daniel Gruen
June 19, 2019
News Feature
SLAC completed its work on ComCam, a commissioning device to be installed in Chile later this year.
LSST-ComCam
June 4, 2019
News Feature
Building the Large Synoptic Survey Telescope also means solving extraordinary technological challenges.
LSST camera engineering
March 5, 2019
News Feature
The LSST camera integration and testing team inserted a raft of nine imaging sensors into the body of the ComCam. This miniature version of the LSST camera will be used for telescope commissioning. Check out photos of this and other recent activity from the LSST camera clean room.
February 19, 2019
News Feature
The Large Synoptic Survey Telescope will track billions of objects for 10 years, creating unprecedented opportunities for studies of cosmic mysteries.
LSST Data Management
October 23, 2018
News Feature
These projects, selected during the process to plan the future of US particle physics, are all set to come online within the next 10 years.
October 16, 2018
News Feature
To keep up with an impending astronomical increase in data about our universe, astrophysicists turn to machine learning.
August 2, 2018
News Feature
The LSST cryostat, now fully assembled, will keep the camera’s image sensors continuously cooled to minus 150 degrees Fahrenheit for crisp, high-sensitivity views of the night skies.
LSST Cryostat Grid
April 17, 2018
News Feature
The Large Synoptic Survey Telescope will track billions of objects for 10 years, creating unprecedented opportunities for studies of cosmic mysteries.
LSST
January 9, 2018
News Feature
As members of the lab’s Computer Science Division, they develop the tools needed to handle ginormous data volumes produced by the next generation of scientific discovery machines.
SLAC Computer Science Team

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