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Dr. Mario Juric

  • Dr. Mario Juric, an associate professor of Astronomy and the director of the Data-Intensive Research in Astronomy and Cosmology at the University of Washington. Mario works with large data sets and algorithms designed to discover undetected near-earth asteroids in our solar system.He has worked on topics ranging from asteroids in the Solar System, Galactic structure, to the scale structure of the universe. His current focus is using survey data to understand the structure and evolution of the Milky Way. He is the leader of the Data Management team for the Large Synoptic Survey Telescope, a project to build the largest sky survey ever undertaken.
  • Today on Cool Science Radio John and Lynn's speak with (0:15) Dr. Mario Juric, an associate professor of Astronomy and the director of the Data-Intensive Research in Astronomy and Cosmology at the University of Washington. Mario works with large data sets and algorithms designed to discover undetected near-earth asteroids in our solar system.Then (27:49) Madeline Ostrander who has written At Home on an Unruly Planet: Finding Refuge on a Changed Earth joins the show. From rural Alaska to coastal Florida, she gives a vivid account of Americans working to protect the places they call home in an era of climate crisis.