Grants

Grant Recipients in 2011

Grant Recipients $10,666

American Association of Variable Star Observers

Amount
$2,820
Category
Grant Recipients
Grant Recipients in
2011
Principal Investigator:
Arne A. Henden

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.

Bradley Observatory Agnes Scott College

Amount
$2,390
Category
Grant Recipients
Grant Recipients in
2011
Principal Investigator:
Chris De Pree

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.

Drake University

Amount
$2,536
Category
Grant Recipients
Grant Recipients in
2011
Principal Investigator:
Timothy Urness

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.

Johns Hopkins University

Amount
$2,920
Category
Grant Recipients
Grant Recipients in
2011
Principal Investigator:
Guangtun Zhu and Guilin Liu

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.

Total: $10,666