Learner profile of a

Radio Astronomer

Noelle is a radio astronomer using PARKS, MEERKAT and GBT. In her research, she routinely utilises many skills, including:

  • Reading, writing and editing Python code:

    • Astropy, SciPy, argparse
    • Consolidating Python 2 and Python 3 codes
    • Extensive use of visualisation packages such as matplotlib and seaborn
    • IPython and Jupyter notebooks
    • Writing unit tests with pytest
  • Data querying from PSRCHIVE – pulsar archive
    • Most of the processing is already done
  • HPC usage
    • Lightweight jobs
    • Using the job queue rather than interactive jobs
  • VNC remote desktops¬†
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