If you want to do astrophysics in python, this could come in handy. Connect to a radiotelescope and process data in real-time.
It is hard to keep up with the real-time datastreams originating from a radio telescope.
The processing pipeline needs to efficiently pass data around between very different components: network, cpu, gpu, disks.
The problem is typically solved using a ringbuffer, with an often used implementation in PSRDADA.
This package provides a python interface to the PSRDADA ringbuffer, allowing you to easily test and develop code and algorithms in python. On real-time data. On the real system.
Access and acceleration of the Apertif Legacy exploration of the radio transient sky