Wednesday, August 1, 2012

Lumps 'n' Bumps: SDSS DR9 data release is out

The much-anticipated (by me, anyway) SDSS-III DR9 data release is out! Like many other people, I love mucking around with big datasets like this, and the SDSS team have done a really nice job of trying to make the data as accessible as possible. An integral part of any serious public data release is documentation, and the SDSS crew have excelled at that too, from what I've seen so far: check out the various interesting tutorials and basic code snippets that will help you to get up and running.

Read this at Lumps 'n' Bumps.