Posts by Andrew Warren
Communicating science to a fresh audience
One of our postdoctoral researchers gives us the lowdown on why communication is a key skill for scientists, and what it was like taking part in Fresh Science.
The Dish joins global search for new signs of life
Breakthrough Listen — the largest search for extraterrestrial life — has launched today at our Parkes radio telescope, turning its mighty eye on the 'exo-Earth' Proxima b.
We’ve added a slice of ‘deep learning’ to our high-performance computing pie
One of the things we do best is to make sense of data. We've just created the world's first NVIDIA DGX-1 HPC cluster for deep learning.
Launching giant space balloons from the centre of Australia
A team of astronomers led by the French space agency CNES are heading to Alice Springs next year to use a giant balloon 30 storeys high to lift a 1-tonne telescope 40kms above the Earth
IceCube and the tale of the Big Bird neutrino
We've used our Parkes telescope to help trace the origin of the Big Bird neutrino to a galaxy 9.1 billion light years away.
The supercomputing behind our superlative science
Meet our latest supercomputer Ruby, an SGI UV3000 named after Australia’s pioneering radio astronomer Ruby Payne-Scott.
RV Investigator’s tales from the sea: week seven
An update from week #7 (17-23 Feb) aboard RV Investigator from the voyage’s Chief Scientist Prof Mike Coffin - evacuation, lightening, great science and art
Science on the high seas – my first voyage on the RV Investigator
Kendall Sherrin shares what life aboard RV Investigator is like for a young scientist
RV Investigator’s tales from the sea: week six
Update #6 - An unexpected turn of events, bubbles from the sea floor, a live interview from the ship, and homeward bound.
Sampling the Southern Ocean for the building blocks of life
In this blog Andrew Bowie shares his latest research and what it’s like working in the windiest and wildest ocean in the world.
Amazing sights in the Southern Ocean
Update from weeks 4 and 5 from RV Investigator's voyage to Heard and McDonald Islands - The amazing sight of Big Ben erupting