Sloan Digital Sky Survey
Jan. 4, 2021—Through a partnership with the Sloan Digital Sky Survey, Vanderbilt astronomers use big data to see the cosmos as a stop-motion movie instead of a snapshot.
Jul. 15, 2014—The influential Sloan Digital Sky Survey is launching a major new program called SDSS-IV this month, and Vanderbilt astronomers are directly involved.
Aug. 31, 2012—This Week on VUCast, Vanderbilt’s online newscast: Star Power? Why ignorance is bliss when it comes to a star’s selling power. Football Fan Frenzy! We’re anchoring down with the Dores! VUCast takes you to the field Space Odyssey– How you can go on a space odyssey of your own!
Aug. 8, 2012—Star gazers – both those who have a telescope and those who don’t – should be happy to learn that the largest-ever three-dimensional map of the universe has been released to the public.
Jan. 20, 2011—The number trillion has popped up in the news several times in recent weeks. On January 11, for example, the Sloan Digital Sky Survey-III – a scientific consortium that includes Vanderbilt – announced that it had created the largest digital image of the sky and is releasing it to the public. The color image contains...