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Issue 17: iSGTW 28 March 2007

 Captured in Ice

Sky map from the AMANDA neutrino telescope.
Image courtesy of Andrea Silvestri, AMANDA, UCI

As scientists explore the most violent phenomena in the universe, the tiny, almost massless particles called neutrinos are valuable messengers, traveling unimpeded across the vast distances of space.

AMANDA, the Antarctic Muon and Neutrino Detector Array, uses light detectors embedded in Antarctic ice to record cascades of light-emitting particles occasionally generated as neutrinos travel through the ice. 

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Feature - Opinion

 The Coming Software Ecosystem?
In the future we may live in a virtual fabric of interconnected technologies working in grid-like way. Domenico Laforenza shares his vision of a world wide software ecosystem.

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Feature - Community

 Grid Operations Center: Ready to Help
Let’s say you are an Open Science Grid user. At 3:20 in the morning, struck by a brilliant thought, you decide to submit a job to the OSG grid. At 3:26 a.m. you come across a problem. Thankfully, OSG’s Grid Operations Center is ready to help. 

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Link of the Week

 Web Cams in the ATLAS Cavern
Every half hour during a workday the ATLAS cavern Web cams snap a picture of the ongoing ATLAS detector installation. ATLAS is one of the particle physics experiments at CERN’s Large Hadron Collider.


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Image of the Week

Modeling Heat Transfer in Planetary Interiors

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 CERN School of Computing 2007: Accepting Applications 
The CERN School of Computing, to be held August 20–31 in Dubrovnik, Croatia, is accepting applications.

The program will cover grid technologies, software technologies and physics computing. Visit the CSC 2007 Web site for a program overview and information about how to apply.

Applications must be received by May 15.

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 iSGTW Tags
All iSGTW articles and “Of the Week” features are now tagged. We hope tags will make it easier for our readers to search for content tailored to their interests.

Click on a tag link at the bottom of a piece to find a list of other iSGTW items in the same category. Newest articles appear at the top of the list. 


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Special Announcement - iSGTW on Holiday

Video of the Week - Learn about LiDAR


NeHC launches social media

PRACE announces third Tier-0 machine

iRODS 2011 User Group Meeting

Jobs in distributed computing


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December 2010

13-18, AGU Fall Meeting

14-16, UCC 2010

17, ICETI 2011 and ICSIT 2011

24, Abstract Submission deadline, EGI User Forum


January 2011

11, HPCS 2011 Submission Deadline

11, SPCloud 2011

22, ALENEX11

30 Jan – 3 Feb, ESCC/Internet2


February 2011

1 - 4, GlobusWorld '11

2, Lift 11

15 - 16, Cloudscape III

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