(Non est ad astra mollis e terris via)
Currently in Europe.
Sep 9 - 13, 2013: LSST@Cambridge conference, England.
Sep 23 - 25, 2013: Tucson, Arizona.
Oct 7-11, 2013: IAU Symp. 304, Byurakan, Armenia.
Oct 21-25, 2013: Tucson, Arizona.
Nov 5-7, 2013: Texas A&M.
Nov 17-21, 2013: Stony Brook/Brookhaven.
Jan 4-9, 2014: AAS Meeting, Washington D.C.
Feb 24-28, 2014: Max Planck, Garching, Germany.
** March 31 - June 6, 2014: teaching (Astr 323) **
May 18-24, 2014: conference, Dubrovnik, Croatia.
Hot off the Press
NSF Will Advance the LSST!: With approval from the National Science Board, the National Science Foundation (NSF) Director will advance the Large Synoptic Survey Telescope (LSST) to the final design stage. This action permits the NSF Director to include funds for LSST construction in a future budget request.
President Obama on LSST: President Obama and Chilean President Piñera highlighted the effective collaboration in the fields of astronomy and astro-engineering which will allow the operation of the LSST and ALMA telescopes in the northern Chile, involving an investment of 1.5 billion dollars, with a close collaboration between public and private academic and research institutions in both countries.