Black Hole: It Takes Big Data to See The Big Picture


11 April 2019

The first-ever image of a black hole was revealed to the world by an international team of researchers from the Event Horizon Telescope (EHT) project in a culmination of years of work, astronomy and computer science feats. How much data must you compute to get an image of something that’s 55 million light-years away, has a mass 6.5 billion times that of our own sun, from a network of 8 telescopes that combine to make a dish the size of the Earth?

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CBL Pictures: Just an Ordinary PCB


19 March 2010

Just an Ordinary PCB?

hard drive pcb with usb

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DIY Essentials: The Hard Drive Enclosure


15 April 2009

Having the right tools can sometimes help you avoid a trip to the computer help desk. No need to visit a specialty store, this tool is available at most electronics stores: the hard drive enclosure.

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