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Exploring the galaxy with the fastest supercomputer, Python, and radio astronomy

Episode #257, published Sat, Mar 28, 2020, recorded Fri, Mar 27, 2020.

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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
Episode transcripts: talkpython.fm

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