A laboratory for data exploration

Using the power of data, visualization, and computing to explore, from the byte to the big bang.


Elisha joins the DXL

October 25, 2018

Hi! I’m Elisha, an intern from Uni High. I’m so excited to work here! I’ll be periodically posting blog updates about my work in the DXL!

Madicken attends the Grace Hopper Celebration

September 28, 2018

Madicken, a postdoc in the DXL, was sponsored along with three other NCSA staff members by the NCSA Director’s office to attend the Grace Hopper Celebration. Over the past few days, she has been at GHC with 22,000 other attendees in Houston, TX. Madicken is particularly interested in the open source track, which is new at GHC this year.

Mapping Radar Data in yt

August 17, 2018

The Data Exploration Lab collaborated with the ARM Climate Research Team from the Argonne National Laboratory in a week long coding sprint to create and improve functions for weather radar data in yt. A front end to support and display radial datasets was created, allowing yt to render 2D radial grids and slice plots.