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Gordon, the unique supercomputer launched last year by the San Diego Supercomputer Center (SDSC) at the University of California, San Diego, recently completed its most data-intensive task so far: rapidly processing raw data from almost one billion particle collisions as part of a project to help define the future research agenda for the Large Hadron Collider (LHC).
Engineers at the Large Hadron Collider (LHC) in Cern, Switzerland have begun the process of upgrading. The $105-million upgrade should double the potential energy of what is already the world's most powerful particle accelerator.
Blue Waters – one of the most powerful supercomputers in the world – was officially declared available for use in a ceremony held at the National Center for Supercomputing Applications at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign on Thursday.
Researchers are using the record-breaking supercomputer Gordon – named after the comic strip superhero Flash Gordon – to devise novel treatments for mental disorders such as autism and schizophrenia.
The Large Hadron Collider was officially shut down early Thursday morning, beginning a two-year period of repair and upgrades.
CERN announced this week it will be shutting down the LHC after three successful years of operation, giving the particle smasher a break until 2015.
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Now that the ‘God Particle’ has been discovered, is it time to pack up CERN’s Large Hadron Collider (LHC) and move on to other projects?
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