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4 December 2013

For roughly two decades, scientists have struggled to understand the ratio of lithium isotopes found within the bellies of the oldest stars in the universe. Now, with the aid of high-performance computing, an international group of researchers has put this cosmic problem to rest.

 

 

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Forecasting climate change is no easy feat. Scientists use climate models, but accuracy can be a huge challenge. Read about how researchers at Lawrence Berkeley National Lab in California, US, designed an unconventional supercomputer that could result in more accurate climate models.

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As iSGTW celebrates its 10th anniversary, Katie Yurkewicz, the publication’s first editor, looks back at the challenges of establishing an e-newsletter to support the fledgling grid-computing community and highlights how the...

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This issue marks the 10th anniversary of iSGTW. We would like to take this opportunity to thank all our readers and all those who have contributed to the publication over the last decade.

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