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Reaching for the Stars with Python
May/June 2007 (vol. 9 no. 3)
pp. 38-40
Perry Greenfield, Space Telescope Science Institute
The author describes how Python has helped scientists calibrate and analyze data from the Hubble Space Telescope, first as a means of scripting legacy applications, and, more recently, as a way of developing new applications in Python itself.
Index Terms:
Python, computer languages, astronomy, space
Citation:
Perry Greenfield, "Reaching for the Stars with Python," Computing in Science and Engineering, vol. 9, no. 3, pp. 38-40, May-June 2007, doi:10.1109/MCSE.2007.62
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