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Astrophysics & Big Data Dumps

Wednesday 5th April / presented by Paul Hunt

Melanie Johnston-Hollitt is an astrophysicist.

She’s also the Director of Astrophysics at Victoria University of Wellington in New Zealand, and Chair of the Board of the 60 million dollar Murchison Wide Array radio telescope.

And the founding member of the Board of Directors of the Square Kilometre Array Organisation involved in building the world’s largest radio telescope.

Oh, she’s also trying to find the origins of the Universe.

Currently in Perth ahead of her keynote address at the 26th International World Wide Web Conference, she joined Paul VanLieshout on The Mag.

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