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Issue 142: iSGTW 16 September 2009


Visualizations go big in planetarium show

The stars are writ large in all their majesty in “Journey to the Stars,” a planetarium show that uses grid-generated simulations to take audiences deep under the surface of the sun.

With Whoopi Goldberg as a guide, viewers embark on a journey through the lifespan of stars and the origin of life. Visualizations of the universe, projected onto the 87-foot, seven-million-pixel dome of the Hayden Planetarium in New York City, explain how stars first formed — and then exploded to produce the chemical elements that make life possible.

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Many conferences are coming up: EGEE09, OGF 27/IEEE Grid, Supercomputing . . . and here are some of the more interesting sessions to attend, including one on how to present your work for You Tube and broadcast media.

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Looking ahead

 EGI, from the interim director’s view

The European Grid Initiative, or EGI, will be a focal issue at the upcoming EGEE’09 conference. What’s happened in the time since iSGTW last covered it?

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Link of the week

/GridCast roundup, coming live from Barcelona

Barcelona is home to the famous “lizard” sculpture, but it will also be host to something else — EGEE’09. To keep up-to-the-minute, you can participate in GridCast. Or simply catch up on its best posts of the past year. 

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Image of the week


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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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