Research sections


Quick links

E-mail and search functions

Facilities

Dark Energy Survey

Large Synoptic Survey Telescope (LSST)

South Pole Telescope (SPT)

Instrumentation: Our instrumentation program is delivering components for the third generation SPT camera in the Observational Cosmology Laboratory.

NCSA: A number of projects in the Department of Astronomy are partnering with the National Center for Supercomputing Applications (NCSA) at Illinois.  Astronomy faculty also leverage NCSA's pioneering development of cyberinfrastructure environments to facilitate data analysis, archiving, and visualization.

Blue Waters: Illinois hosts the Blue Waters National Petascale Computing Facility, with a dedicated campus allocation for students, faculty, and researchers.