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Stunning Image of Supernova Remnant Processed by New Australian Supercomputer

Within 24 hours of accessing the first stage of Australia’s newest supercomputing system, researchers have processed a series of radio telescope observations, including a highly detailed image of a supernova remnant.   The very high data rates and the enormous data volumes from new-generation radio telescopes such as ASKAP (Australian Square Kilometre Array Pathfinder) need …

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Strange Radio Sources in Distant Galaxy Cluster Defy Our Understanding

The Universe is littered with galaxy clusters – huge structures piled up at the intersections of the cosmic web. A single cluster can span millions of light-years across and be made up of hundreds, or even thousands, of galaxies.   However, these galaxies represent only a few percent of a cluster’s total mass. About 80 …

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