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NewsForge: Planetary Lab's Research Orbits Around Scyld Cluster

Mar 04, 2006, 13:00 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Tina Gasperson)

"A Scyld Beowulf cluster from Penguin Computing is helping researchers at the University of Arizona Lunar and Planetary Lab (LPL) boost computing resources and produce research results more quickly.

"The lab is home to almost a dozen separate research groups, each with five to 12 researchers, each with his or her own computing needs. The groups conduct research on various topics such as space physics, planetary occultations, and spacecraft missions. Sometimes LPL researchers study material that has gone into space or been brought back from space by NASA, trying to be the first to publish findings in scientific journals..."

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