Big data in astronomy: from evolution to revolution

Authors

  • M. Khalil Department of mathematics, Faculty of engineering, Modern sciences and arts University(MSA), Egypt
  • M. Said Department of mathematics, Faculty of engineering, Modern sciences and arts University(MSA), Egypt
  • H. Osman Department of mathematics, Faculty of engineering, Modern sciences and arts University(MSA), Egypt
  • B. Ahmed Department of electrical and computer engineering, Faculty of engineering, University of Victoria, Canada
  • Dalia Ahmed Department of electrical systems engineering, Faculty of engineering, Modern sciences and arts University(MSA), Egypt
  • Naheel Younis Department of English and American studies, University of Vienna, Austria
  • B Maher Department of electrical systems engineering, Faculty of engineering, Modern sciences and arts University(MSA), Egypt
  • M. Osama Department of electrical systems engineering, Faculty of engineering, Modern sciences and arts University(MSA), Egypt
  • M. Ashmawy Department of electrical systems engineering, Faculty of engineering, Modern sciences and arts University(MSA), Egypt

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.14419/ijaa.v7i1.18029

Published:

2019-05-05

Keywords:

Astronomical Big Data, Computational Mathematics & Statistics, Space Probes & Super Telescopes-Radio Telescopes, Machine Learning-Data Mining.

Abstract

Big data is pushing astronomy in a new direction. Massive amounts of astronomical big data produced by the new generations of powerful instruments and simulations are exponentially gathered every day. Big data like astronomical images, infrared, microwave, ultraviolet, X-rays and gamma generated by stars, galaxies and black holes are observed by the new generations of space telescopes. It may take years to uncover the hidden signals in such data that may already hold answers to some of the fundamental questions of the universe we’re seeking. In this paper, we attempt to present a short review about the astronomical big data and how can such massive data change our understanding of the universe.

 

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