Scanning the sky with Julia on 8000 cores

Celeste, a statistical analysis model designed to enhance one of modern astronomy’s most time-tested tools—sky surveys—has gotten a major upgrade that dramatically scales up the process of cataloging astronomical objects.

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Have you ever wondered how the app Prisma manages to turn your photos into impressionist paintings? They use, amongst other things, a special type of algorithm called neural styles.

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The Motivation for Julia

I guess I can give some historical motivation here. When we started working on Julia in 2009, the Python ecosystem was nowhere near where it is today: PyPy was pretty new (1.0 release 2007, the first version to be able to run any substantial Python app... (more…)

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