November 16, 2018 Featured by The Wall Street Journal. New York – Gregory Dobler is an astrophysicist who honed his craft by recording spectral images of quasars and black holes. Now, from a high-rise rooftop in Brooklyn, he is training… Continue Reading As World Crowds In, Cities Become Digital Laboratories
November 16, 2018 Featured by Commercial Property Executive. The glare of city lights dims the stars for urban dwellers around the world, but a New York University program is borrowing an idea from astronomy to see its hometown in a… Continue Reading From The Milky Way To Midtown, A New Way To See A City
November 16, 2018 Featured by Fast Company. Astronomers have long built observatories to capture the night sky and beyond. Now researchers at NYU are borrowing astronomy’s methods and turning their cameras towards Manhattan’s famous skyline.NYU’s Center for Urban Science and Progress has been running… Continue Reading A Secret Urban Observatory Is Snapping 9,000 Images A Day Of New York City
New York University’s Center for Urban Science & Progress (CUSP) today unveiled its Urban Observatory, a project that will persistently observe and analyze New York City in an effort to better understand the “pulse of the city” in various states, such as mobility, energy use, economics ...