CSIRO ASKAP Scientific Data Processing/Pawsey Supercomputing Research Centre

A new Australian supercomputer has provided a stunning picture of a supernova remnant

The image of the supernova remnant is an orange cloud. (Image source: provided by the author)

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Within 24 hours of entering the first phase of Australia’s newest supercomputing system, researchers have processed a series of radio telescope observations, including highly detailed images of the supernova’s remnant.

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