Dark Energy with Dask: Analyzing data from the Next Generation of Large Astronomical Surveys

Astronomers are learning to use Dask to analyze terabyte to petabyte scale data from the upcoming Vera C. Rubin Observatory Legacy Survey of Space and Time (LSST) to unlock the mysteries of dark energy leading to the accelerated expansion of the Universe. Anticipating and balancing memory usage during interactive analyses across a high-performance computing center is proving challenging.

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