The fourth-annual Scialog: Time Domain Astrophysics (TDA) conference was held May 9-12 in Tucson, Ariz., with 47 Scialog Fellows and eight discussion facilitators attending, as well as representatives from the conference co-sponsors, the Heising-Simons Foundation and Research Corporation for Science Advancement (RCSA), and from The Kavli Foundation, which provided additional support for the conference.
“Scialogs are different than your normal conference.” RCSA President Dan Linzer told the participants. “For the Fellows, the focus here is on your voice and your very active participation throughout the meeting. You will not be sitting back, just listening to a series of presentations on completed studies. Instead, you will be engaged throughout these three days in pushing the boundaries of the field.”
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