Monthly Archives: October 2013

Astronomy Computing Today On Vacation

… and will be back with more posts at the beginning of November.     Advertisements

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Astrophysics Source Code Library: Where do we go from here?

This week I am featuring a guest post by Ms. Alice Allen, the Editor of the the Astrophysics Source Code Library, an on-line index of codes used in astronomical research and that have been referenced in peer-reviewed journal articles.  The … Continue reading

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From The Front Lines of ADASS – Day 3 Morning

The morning session on Day 3 was on the topic of emerging technologies. Steve Groom began festivities with a talk on Innovative ways of using database technologies.  He described the techniques that are used at IRSA to ingest data into … Continue reading

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From The Front Lines of ADASS XXIII – Day Two Morning

Yesterday evening, there was a BOF on FITS, and much of the discussion centered on whether FITS is nearing the end of its useful lifetime. There was some discussion on whether, e.g., the IAU Commission on FITS should evolve into … Continue reading

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