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Great News! The Large Synoptic Survey Telescope (LSST) Might be Named for Vera Rubin

The U.S. House of Representatives have passed (JULY 2019) a bill to change the name of the Large Synoptic Survey Telescope (LSST.) Instead of that explanatory yet cumbersome name, it will be named after American astronomer Vera Rubin. Rubin is well-known for her pioneering work in discovering dark matter.

The Large Synoptic Survey Telescope (LSST) Camera

SLAC (Stanford Linear Accelerator Laboratory) Published on Nov 1, 2016 Ranked as the top ground-based national priority for the field for the current decade, LSST is currently under construction in Chile. The U.S. Department of Energy’s SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory is leading the construction of the LSST camera – the largest digital camera ever built for astronomy. SLAC Professor Steven M. Kahn is the overall Director of the LSST project, and SLAC personnel are also participating in the data management. The National Science Foundation is the lead agency for construction of the LSST. Additional financial support comes from the Department of Energy and private funding raised by the LSST Corporation. To learn more, visit


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