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May 19, 2017

Why research and education networks? Demonstrating their power for big data transfers

One of the big questions often asked of R&E networking is why?  Why, when commercial internet networks are so large, is there still a need for dedicated research networks? Surely organisations can simply buy commercial off-the-shelf network connectivity,with commercial service providers now offering 10 and even 100Gbit/s network connections. In February...

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Feb 18, 2015

Unlocking the mystery of the first billion years of the universe

By Steven Tingay, Curtin University More than 100 million years has been wiped off the age of the first stars but there is still the question of what happened in the first billion years of the universe. Earlier this month the European Space Agency’s Planck mission team announced that the first...


Nov 16, 2013

Pawsey Centre supercomputing facility powers up for research

Premier of Western Australia and Minister for Science Colin Barnett has officially declared the Pawsey Centre in Perth open for business. The Pawsey Centre is a world-class supercomputing centre, named after pioneering Australian radio astronomer, Dr Joe Pawsey. The operational launch signals the beginning of production activity for the Pawsey Centre,...


Nov 5, 2013

Australian contracts announced for design phase of Square Kilometre Array telescope

Work towards the construction of the international Square Kilometre Array (SKA)...

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AARNet Cisco partnership achieves lightning speeds across Australia

PERTH Australia, 2 October 2013 – Australia’s...

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