To fund a back-end server and storage system to create a system for use by a membership of 122 amateur astronomers, plus numerous professional astronomers and science educators.
Grant Recipients in 2011
Grant Recipients $10,666
To obtain a new Windows-7 PC and two software packages (MAXIM-DL and MIRA Pro) to carry out observations with SARA-N and SARA-S and to reduce the data.
For computer hardware to support an interdisciplinary collaboration between the Department of Physics and Astronomy and the Department of Computer Science at Drake University. The Research objective is to utilize and develop scientific visualization techniques to explore the galaxy-black hole connection and its role in the formation and subsequent evolution of galaxies.
To obtain a high-performance workstation for the analysis of large datasets produced by the Sloan digital Sky Survey (SDSS) I-III and observations with the Gemini telescope.