Mid-February marked the end of the first three-year run of the LHC. While the machine exceeded all expectations, delivering significantly more data to the experiments than initially foreseen, h...
Like all of the LHC experiments, LHCb relies on a tremendous amount of CPU power to select interesting events out of the many millions that the LHC produces every second.
Following a competitive call for tender, CERN has signed a contract with the Wigner Research Centre for Physics in Budapest for an extension to CERN’s data centre.
A personal account of how this bold initiative began.
The ALICE software environment (AliRoot) first saw light in 1998, at a time when computing in high-energy physics was facing a challenging task. A community of several thousand users and developers ha...
The public launch in August of a new application for CERN's volunteer-computing platform LHC@home produced an overwhelming response.
How the audience can become part of the show in science.
A new initiative facilitates collaboration in hardware design.
The first experience with data from the LHC beats out the rhythm for CHEP 2010.
A look at the unique aspects of a project to promote awareness of Grid computing.