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Daily Archives: December 14, 2017

  • NCMAS allocations now available online

    NCMAS allocations now available online

    The results of the 2018 National Computational Merit Allocation Scheme (NCMAS) are now available to view online. In total, there were 156 successful applications, a 66% success rate. Those applications received a total of 222 million hours of computer time, equalling 42% of the total requested amount. The National Computational Merit Allocation Scheme is Australia's leading scheme for allocating computing resources on the nation's peak supercomputing systems. Researchers from all Australian research institutions are welcome to apply for computing resources on ... Read More

  • Major release of southern sky astronomical data now available at NCI

    Major release of southern sky astronomical data now available at NCI

    Over 18 terabytes of southern sky imagery sourced from The Australian National University’s SkyMapper telescope is now made available worldwide, thanks to essential ongoing support from the National Computational Infrastructure (NCI). This is the first data release of its kind for the SkyMapper project, and follows many years of preparation by the ANU SkyMapper team and NCI. Astronomers wishing to learn more about the southern night sky will now have access to an unprecedented amount of imagery and measurements. Dr. Christian Wolf, ... Read More

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