SDSS-V’s robots turn their eyes to the sky

After 21 years of observers loading heavy aluminum plates night after night, the cosmos are now visible through robotic eyes.

The photos shows the Hadron Collider at the center. There are metal and electronic parts coming out of the center, each band made of different materials coming out in concentric circles. At the edge is a green scaffolding for people to walk on it.

Part of world’s ultimate IT team

The U joins a new center to help the world’s top scientific facilities manage their important data.


There is a desperate need for more mathematicians and computer scientists to make sense of the overwhelming torrents of data that modern experiments produce, say biologists at last week’s meeting of the American Association for the Advancement of Science.