Lucianne Walkowicz, Adler Planetarium, "Systematic Serendipity: Novel Discoveries in Astronomical Surveys"
Astronomy seminar: Dec 6 @ 12PM, ERC 576
As of last year, the Large Synoptic Survey Telescope (LSST) has begun construction on the summit of Cerro Pachon. As the top-rated flagship for ground-based astronomy in the next decade, LSST will provide an unprecedented dataset of 37 billion objects observed in both space and time.