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2012-04-30 19:54:30

Researchers take a 'test drive' on ANI testbed Climate researchers are producing some of the fastest growing datasets in science. Five years ago, the amount of information generated for the Nobel Prize-winning United Nations International Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) Fourth Assessment Report was 35 terabytes–equivalent to the amount of text in 35 million books, occupying a bookshelf 248 miles (399 km) long. By 2014, when the next IPCC report is published, experts predict that 2...

2010-11-15 10:36:00

NEW ORLEANS, Nov. 15, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Internet2 together with CANARIE, the Dutch Research Consortium, ESnet, NASA, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), the Louisiana Optical Networking Initiative (LONI), Northwestern University, Metropolitan Research and Education Network (MREN), US LHCNet (Caltech and CERN), SCinet, Level 3 Communications, Ciena, Cisco, Infinera and Juniper Networks, will deliver a groundbreaking multi-vendor, multi-network 100 Gigabit Ethernet...


Word of the Day
toccata
  • In music, a work for a keyboard-instrument, like the pianoforte or organ, originally intended to utilize and display varieties of touch: but the term has been extended so as to include many irregular works, similar to the prelude, the fantasia, and the improvisation.
This word is Italian in origin, coming from the feminine past participle of 'toccare,' to touch.
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