Large Synoptic Survey Telescope ComCam (Commissioning Camera) for operating a 9-CCD subset of the LSST detector array. The telescope in Chile is expected to be operational in 2018. The high-resolution camera will survey the sky every three nights for 10 years.
This is a terrific program. All of the candidates this year were more than worthy of this honor. Justine stood out because of the wide variety of her accomplishments, and for giving back to her professional community.
Researchers have been working on a number of alternative chemistries to lithium-ion for next-gen batteries, silicon-air among them. However, while the technology has been viewed as promising and cost-effective, to date researchers haven’t managed to develop a battery of this chemistry with a viable running time -- until now.
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