MeerKAT Telescope Reveals New Details of Universe

July 20, 2016

This week, the world saw the first images captured by the MeerKat array, which made its debut as one of the most powerful telescopes of its kind. Using 16 out o Read more…

By Tiffany Trader

Supercomputing Fundamental to SKA Project

December 12, 2013

First proposed in 1991, the Square-Kilometer Array (SKA) project seeks to build and operate the largest radio telescope in the world to peer into the deepest re Read more…

By Tiffany Trader

A One-of-a-Kind Supercomputer to Map the Cosmos

January 9, 2013

A new petascale supercomputer built to study the universe is one of the fastest calculating machines in the world, and certainly the fastest of its kind. The supercomputer is part of ALMA, a new radio telescope that is claimed to be "largest ground-based astronomical project in existence." Read more…

By Michael Feldman

Australia Goes on Spending Spree in Supercomputing Market

July 26, 2012

While governments in much of the rest of the world are wringing their hands over stagnant or shrinking R&D budgets, Australia is buying up HPC machinery like there is no tomorrow. Just this week, Cray, IBM, and SGI announced supercomputing deals that would send the vendors' latest and greatest HPC equipment Down Under. In this case, the three systems are headed to various research facilities in New South Wales and Western Australia. Read more…

By Michael Feldman

Dishing Out the Data Deluge

February 16, 2012

New Aussie super gets ready for exabyte per day from world's largest radio telescope. Read more…

By Robert Gelber

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