Re: Survey of the sky

Brian Atkins (
Wed, 10 Jun 1998 11:04:59 -0400

Is there any info available on the technologies being used
for this? I am assuming it will not all be dumped onto
tape since they are saying it will be available for viewing
on the net eventually. wrote:
> The Digital sky survey is going to accumulate massive ( many terabytes) of
> data. Fermi Lab in Batavia IL is a key sponsor of the project, handeling the
> massive data storage and manipulation. They are experts, since the large
> particel collider detectors also produce many terabytes of data.
> As these massive data projects proceed, we get closer to data storage
> equivalent to what is necessary for uploading human consciousness. It is a
> vital bridge technology.
> -Jay

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