This report outlines some of the data and processing challenges that ICRAR is addressing in preparation for the Square Kilometre Array (SKA).Read More
The University of Washington recently launched a new Data Intensive Research in Astrophysics & Cosmology (DIRAC) Institute. The DIRAC Institute is a world leading, interdisciplinary research centre that addresses fundamental questions about the origins and evolution of our universe.Read More
Tutorials from the IPS/NAOJ Data to Dome workshop, held on March 2-3, 2017 at the NAOJ campus in Tokyo.Read More
A six-week course developed by astronomers at the University of Sydney. The course covers big-data algorithms, querying data with SQL, managing data, regression and classification techniques.Read More
Following a two-stage tender process, based on recommendations from Astronomy Australia Ltd's (AAL) CIPWG & AeRAC committees, AAL has signed contracts with Swinburne University of Technology and Curtin University/Pawsey Supercomputing Centre to collaboratively provide provide astronomy-focused training, support and expertise to maximise the scientific return from data and computing infrastructure.Read More
Nightlight is a new desktop application for Mac whose aim is to bring a modern interface to FITS files,with the polish and design people expect from applications they use every day.Read More
iObserve is the astronomical app you were waiting for. It is a Mac app (10.9+) that allow you to push the preparation of your observations to a much higher level. It is a 6-years old app, and after more than 4 years as a paid app in the MacAppStore, it is now free.
Recently, astrophysicist Matt Turk (@powersoffour) posted plans for astronomical software in 2017 in his new role as Chair of the Working Group for Astronomical Software in the American Astronomical Society.Read More