The Sloan Digital Sky Survey: Drinking from the Fire Hose

  • Ani Thakar
  • Published 2008 in Computing in Science & Engineering


The Sloan Digital Sky Survey science archive represents a thousand-fold increase in the total amount of data that astronomers have collected to date. The pioneering instrumentation technology that made this possible is matched by groundbreaking tools that let anyone in the world access terabytes of SDSS data online. 
DOI: 10.1109/MCSE.2008.17


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