“We have a great relationship with AARNet and excellent communications between our teams. Over the last decade, AARNet has put a lot of thought and a lot of assistance into the infrastructure to help us – without without AARNet we would not be uncovering the secrets of the universe”
Watch the AARNet interview with Steven Tingay, Director of the Curtin Institute of Radio Astronomy based at Curtin University. He is clearly passionate about what he does for a living: designing and building telescopes in amazing locations such as outback Western Australia, and then using them to look back in time at the first formations of stars and galaxies.
He talks about the MWA (Murchison Widefield Array), a low frequency radio telescope located in the Murchison region of WA, and the SKA (Square Kilometre Array) project to build the world’s largest telescope co-located in Murchison Western Australia and southern Africa. AARNet has provisioned the 10Gbps link to transport the massive volumes of data generated by the radio telescopes the 800 kms from Murchison down to the Pawsey Supercomputing Centre in Perth for processing. He also talks about the role AARNet is currently playing in the design of the SKA.
Mar 30, 2017
VIDEO INTERVIEW: Western Sydney University (WSU) partnered with AARNet and Zoom to deploy Zoom and Zoom Rooms across their eight campuses and has seen video collaboration increase by 400% while video conferencing costs dropped dramatically. We interviewed WSU CIO Kerry Holling and Senior Project Manager Geoff Lambert to learn more about the university's...
Dec 13, 2016
In this video, AARNet's eResearch Director Guido Aben talks about a ground-breaking collaboration with CERN (The European Organization for Nuclear Research) that's been testing new technologies for high speed data synchronisation and sharing services. "We started doing global scale replication demos where they did the replication from CERN to Taiwan, we did...
Nov 17, 2016
While there is some uncertainty around how the eResearch environment will look going forward, there is no uncertainty about how critical national ICT infrastructure supporting research is. This infrastructure consists of entities such as Australia's Academic and Research Network (AARNet), Australian Access Federation (AAF), Australian National Data Service (ANDS), National eResearch Collaboration Tools...