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Issue 60: iSGTW 06 February 2008

 Computing the unseen: the search for dark matter

Think you’ve seen it all? Think again.

The vast majority of the universe is missing: invisible matter is predicted to outnumber visible matter by nearly six-to-one, but if that’s true...where is it all?

Physicists working on the Collider Detector at Fermilab are asking themselves the same question, using grid computing to pump new power in to the search for an elusive Bs particle decay.
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Feature - Research environments

 DILIGENT: from digital libraries to virtual research environments
Ever wished your monthly reports could  update at the touch of a button, automatically incorporating the latest data into your maps, graphs and statistics?

Thanks to grid-powered archiving project DILIGENT, this daydream may become a reality. 

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Feature - Environment

 Coastal ecologists look to open source software to manage distributed data
Scientists are using a network of sensors along a 3500-acre tract to study the effect of development on South Carolina’s coastal areas.

They’ve adopted open source NaradaBrokering software to manage their distributed data.

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Links of the week

/Weblin your way to cyber popularity
Tired of wandering cyberspace all alone?

Give yourself a presence on the web using weblin, software that allows people browsing on the same Web page to see and communicate with each other.

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Image of the week

Real-time blood flow through the brain

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Feature – Army of Women allies with CaBIG for online longitudinal studies

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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