On 25 April 2018 at 12:00 CEST, the second Gaia data release (Gaia DR2) was published. This is a major milestone in astronomy, leading to the largest and most precise multi-dimensional map of our Galaxy: it provides positions and brightness of 1.7 billion stars (also providing distances, proper motions and colours for 80% of these), […]
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DAPCOM appeared yesterday on the TV program “Tinc una idea” (“I’ve got an idea”) of La 2 (around minute 21:55), in catalan. Watch it online
DAPCOM is about to release a new version of the FAPEC data compression software. Among its exciting new features we can find a new stage for tabulated text data, such as point clouds or CSV files. We have done some tests which reveal that FAPEC achieves the best compression ratios at a very low computing […]