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September 10, 2008

Linux Running on Large Hadron Collider

by @ 12:56 pm. Filed under General Linux, Linux News

“The most powerful physics project in the history of the known universe – The $10 Billion Large Hadron Collider (LHC)- shot its first light speed beam this morning around its 27 km circuit. Beyond the 20 years it took to build and half of all the world’s astrophysicists, it also takes another key ingredient to make LHC work — Linux.” How much better could you say it?

Not only that, we have a screenshot of their Linux usage. Apparently, they are using KDE, the best desktop environment there is:

LHC using KDE on Linux
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Read “Large Hadron Collider – powered by Linux.”

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