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SDSC's Gordon Supercomputer Assists in Crunching Large Hadron Collider Data

April 4, 2013

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Under a partnership between a team of University of California, San Diego physicists and the Open Science Grid, a multi-disciplinary research partnership funded by the U.S. Department of Energy and the National Science Foundation (NSF), the NSF-funded Gordon supercomputer has been processing massive data sets generated by the Compact Muon Solenoid, one of two, large, general-purpose, particle detectors at the Large Hadron Collider.Full Story

San Diego Supercomputer Center, University of California, San Diego

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