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Episode #257: Exploring the galaxy with the fastest supercomputer, Python, and radio astronomy

Published Sat, Mar 28, 2020, recorded Fri, Mar 27, 2020.

This episode is carbon neutral.
With radio astronomy, we can look across many light-years of distance and see incredible details such as the chemical makeup of a given region. Kevin Vinsen and Rodrigo Tobar from ICRAR are using the world's fastest supercomputer along with some sweet Python to process the equivalent of 1,600 hours of standard-definition YouTube video per second.

Links from the show

Kevin on Twitter: @KevinVinsen_
ICRAR on Twitter: @ICRAR

SKA Telscope: skatelescope.org
ICRAR ORG: icrar.org
Video showing data flow and scale: vimeo.com
Summit supercomputer: wikipedia.org
SKA Amazing facts: skatelescope.org
DALiuGE execution framework: github.com
ijson: github.com
ZeroMQ: zeromq.org
ZeroRPC: www.zerorpc.io

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