Fink is a broker infrastructure enabling a wide range of applications and services to connect to large streams of alerts issued from telescopes all over the world. You can check the white paper at https://doi.org/10.1093/mnras/staa3602.
- 07/22: Release 2.2
- 04/22: Release 2.0, 2.1
- 01/22: Release 1.4
- 11/21: Release 1.3
- 11/21: Release 1.2
- 08/21: Fink selected as Rubin Observatory Alert Broker.
- 03/21: Release 1.1
- 02/21: Release 1.0
- 08/20: Release 0.7
- 06/20: Release 0.6.
- 05/20: Fink has been selected to the Google Summer of Code 2020 (CERN-HSF org)! Congratulations to saucam who will work on the project this year.
- 04/20: New broker release 0.5. Plenty of new features!
- 02/20: Fink signed a MoU with ZTF to access their live streams!
- 10/19: Fink was featured at the Spark+AI Summit Europe 2019.
- 06/19: Fink is participating to the LSST call for community broker.
- 05/19: Fink has been selected to the Google Summer of Code 2019 (CERN-HSF org)! Congratulations to cAbhi15 who will work on the project this year.
Learning Fink is easy whether you are a developer or a scientist:
- Learn about the broker technology, the science we do, and how to receive alerts.
- Learn how to use the broker or how to contribute following the different tutorials.
- Explore the different components:
- fink-alert-simulator: Simulate alert streams for the Fink broker.
- fink-broker: Astronomy Broker based on Apache Spark.
- fink-science: Define your science modules to add values to Fink alerts.
- fink-filters: Define your filters to create your alert stream in Fink.
- fink-client: Light-weight client to manipulate alerts from Fink.
Fink's documentation is hosted at https://fink-broker.rtfd.io
You can explore all Fink data in the dedicated Portal: https://fink-portal.org.