Search the heavens! But first you have to search 1.6 petabytes

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1.6 petabytes

The Panoramic Survey Telescope and Rapid Response System, a telescope in Maui, has released to the public 1.6 petabytes of data, an amount equal to half a million HD movies, captured with its 1.4-billion-pixel camera. You, yes you, are now invited to join in the search for, among other things, asteroids that could cause the extinction of our species. [Wired]

You do it. I don’t have the time. I’m still focused on the frustration of getting door hinges separated.

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