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2013-04-05 11:40:48

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).

LHC Upgrade Could Create A New Physics
2013-04-03 11:39:00

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 Supercomputer Open For Business
2013-03-31 05:59:28

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.

Superhero Supercomputer Helps Fight Mental Disorders
2013-03-27 09:13:30

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.

LHC To Shut Down For Two Years
2013-02-16 10:08:41

The Large Hadron Collider was officially shut down early Thursday morning, beginning a two-year period of repair and upgrades.

CERN Announces Large Hadron Collider Will Now Sleep Until 2015
2012-12-18 15:13:28

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.

Call For New Tools To Study The Earth In This Era Of Big Data Science Answered By DataONE
2012-07-24 10:57:48

NSF and DataONE take the lead in building a model for scientific data preservation, innovation and discovery

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2012-07-09 13:30:21

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?


Word of the Day
friseur
  • A hairdresser.
The word 'friseur' comes from French friseur, from friser ("to curl, frizz").
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