Tag: Astronomy

Data Center Upgrades: Behind the Scenes

Racks and Heat “High-availability networks are key in ensuring that Gemini’s daytime and nighttime operations run dependably and efficiently.  Quite simply, the fault of a single network device should never impact Gemini’s exploration of the universe!  The same holds true for planned maintenance cycles. The new fault-tolerant core network infrastructure now provides us flexibility when […]

GPI on Campaign

The Gemini Planet Imager (GPI) is currently completing the last campaign observing run of the 2014-B semester, delivering excellent data to Gemini’s planet hunter community. During this last run it is expected to observe about 40 young stars looking for planets orbiting these stars, as part of the GPI Exoplanet Survey. Instrument performance is meeting expectations, and […]