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Citizens Observatories: Empowering European Society

A citizens observatory is a concept that evolved at EU policy circles, defining the combination of participatory community monitoring, technology and governance structures that are needed to monitor/observe/manage an environmental issue. 3,817 more words


From isgtw: "Volunteer computing: 10 years of supporting CERN through LHC@home"

international science grid this week

December 3, 2014
Andrew Purcell

LHC@home recently celebrated a decade since its launch in 2004. Through its SixTrack project, the LHC@home platform harnesses the power of volunteer computing to model the progress of sub-atomic particles traveling at nearly the speed of light around the… 1,515 more words

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