Tag: SKA

MeerKAT Telescope Reveals New Details of Universe

Jul 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 of a planned 64 dishes, the telescope array recorded the radio signals coming from a small area of sky comprising less than .01 percent of Read more…

South Africa Maps HPC Future as SKA Plans Take Shape

Mar 1, 2016 |

The South African Center for High Performance Computing’s (SA-CHPC) Ninth Annual National Meeting was held Nov. 30 – Dec. 4, 2015, at the Council for Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR) International Convention Center in Pretoria, SA. The award-winning venue was the perfect location to host what has become a popular industry, regional and educational showcase.

Supercomputing’s Golden Age?

Apr 22, 2013 |

Compared to overall IT spending, the supercomputing market is quite healthy. Is this the expected evolution of Moore’s Law or is it something else entirely?

Hartree Centre Puts $45 Million Toward UK Innovation

Feb 21, 2013 |

<img src=”http://media2.hpcwire.com/hpcwire/dansbury.jpg” alt=”” width=”95″ height=”93″ />With $45 million in government funding, the research center will develop software to make supercomputers more efficient and to help process data from the SKA, the world’s largest radio telescope. The technology is being developed with industry partners, and will be made available to scientific and industrial organizations in the UK.

Astronomers Look to Exascale Computing to Uncover Mysteries of the Universe

Apr 3, 2012 |

When brought online, the Square Kilometer Array radio telescope will generate an exabyte of data every day.

Australia’s Super Demand

Sep 5, 2011 |

Climate researchers in Australia are feeling the pinch of resource constraints.

SKA Finds New Beat with SETI Model

Jun 1, 2011 |

The world’s largest radio telescope could produce more data than the entirety of the Internet could handle so new variations on old distributed computing models are finding an audience…