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Issue 160: iSGTW 03 February 2010

Feature - Cosmic Simulation

Cosmic structure formation theory has passed test after test, predicting how many galaxies will form, where they will form, and what type of galaxy they will be. But for almost 20 years, its predictions about the central mass of dwarf galaxies have been wrong.

“Potentially, this is a very big problem for the model,” said Fabio Governato, a researcher at the University of Washington in Seattle. “It might imply that the dark matter particle that we think is the correct one is not the correct one, or maybe that gravity works differently than we think it does. So this is a very fundamental problem for physics.”

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Cloudbus: A Toolkit for Utility-Oriented Cloud Computing

In order for cloud computing to fully meet its expectations, it needs to overcome its present, somewhat chaotic, challenges.

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Back to basics

What makes parallel programming hard?

Multiprocessor machines may be increasingly common, but software designed to run in parallel is another story entirely. In this column, Darin Ohashi takes us back to basics to explain why programming in parallel is a whole different ball game.

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Blog of the week

LOLCats get on the Grid

What do the LHC grid, LOLCats, and Avatar have in common? To find out, check out this week’s blog post of the week.

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Video of the week

Computation and tomography

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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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