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Linux is Part of the Large Hadron Collider Grid

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written by Kristian Kissling from Linux Magazine

It’s on everyone’s lips: the Swiss CERN’s 3-million-Euro Large Hadron Collider(LHC) research project. Scientific Linux is part of it.
The giant particle accelerator is looking, among other things, for the theoretical Higgs boson. The process involves accelerating hydrogen atoms to the speed of light and then colliding them. A particle detector then records the resulting paths. Data to record this yearly is in the magnitude of 15 petabytes (15 million gigabytes). The Scientific Linux jointly developed at CERN helps sort the information.

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