Since restarting in June after a two-year upgrade, CERN's Large Hadron Collider (LHC) has been recording about 3GB of data per second, or about 25 petabytes -- that's 25 million gigabytes -- of data per year.
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The Large Hadron Collider, the atom smasher that has hunted for antimatter and the elusive Higgs boson, <a href="http://www.computerworld.com/article/2495028/emerging-technology/higgs-hunt-halts-with-cern-collider-down-for-two-year-upgrade.html">shut down in February 2013</a> for an overhaul and upgrade. Now, scientists are getting ready to fire up the collider, which has been called "one of the greatest engineering milestones of mankind," again.
Scientists are prepping the Large Hadron Collider for the start of its third two-year run next year.
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Scientists at the CERN, or European Organization for Nuclear Research, center in Switzerland say say they've made a "significant step" in the hunt for antimatter.
A network of hundreds of thousands of home computer users recently discovered a rare celestial object by donating their computers' downtime to a worthy cause.
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