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Live images from a 600 m long microscope

The European Spallation Source (ESS), is the world’s most powerful neutron source for research, and will allow scientists in biology, chemistry, engineering, and physics to understand basic structures of materials on a much more detailed level than before. Part of… Continue Reading →

Armenian weather predictions get help from the Cloud

Extreme weather made headlines again last year. 2018 saw frozen iguanas fall from the trees in Florida, wildfires devastate parts of Sweden, Greece and the US, and snow fall in the Sahara. So, when weather conditions can turn perilous so… Continue Reading →

Connected supercomputers to boost European science and innovation

While Europe provides around 5 per cent of the world’s supercomputing resources, it consumes almost one third of them. To remedy this, the EuroHPC Joint Undertaking is investing heavily in new machinery. Recently it announced the funding of three pre-exascale… Continue Reading →

Creating a model of the Sun as a whole

“For too many years, the study of the Sun has been split into internal (i.e., the origin of the solar magnetic field) and external solar physics topics (i.e., the existence of sun spots) with no attention to the complex interplay… Continue Reading →

Supporting Ukrainian scientists’ participation in fundamental research

A research associate at the Kharkiv Institute of Physics and Technology is part of the only Ukrainian team that is processing data from the Large Hadron Collider in CERN. Alexey Kurov is actively involved in processing data from the Large… Continue Reading →

What does TNC mean to you? #TNC19

We asked this year’s TNC participants what the annual conference means to them. Listen to answers from TNC veterans, newbies, future talents, emerging NRENs and more! Does it match with your answer? PS: more videos are coming up, keep an… Continue Reading →

Hunting for gravitational waves: a national and global collaboration

Australian scientists on the hunt for gravitational waves rely on AARNet for transferring data from LIGO detectors in the USA to OzGrav nodes in Australia for analysis. Dozens of researchers from the Australian Research Council Centre of Excellence for Gravitational… Continue Reading →

GÉANT Annual Report 2018

“Recent years have seen a variety of micro and macro-economic changes for GÉANT, the NREN community and the European environment: from the TERENA and DANTE merger to the unexpected outcome of the British referendum and the current instability in the… Continue Reading →

21 years of attending TNC – next stop Tallinn #road2tnc

By Cathrin Stöver The first TNC I ever attended took place in Dresden, in 1998. I had been at GÉANT (then DANTE) for about 10 months and I was responsible for our stand, showcasing TEN-34, the pan European R&E network,… Continue Reading →

TNC19: Good times.. good times..

Anyone familiar with ‘Good Times’ by the Persuasions? That’s exactly the song that comes to mind when we think about this year’s social events at TNC! Tallinn promises to be a creative, relaxed, inspiring and beautiful city and we are… Continue Reading →

Show us your #road2tnc!

It’s almost that time of the year again! You must be busy preparing, packing, making arrangements for your pets, explaining to your family where you’re going this time for the most exciting conference of the year… and so on. Like… Continue Reading →

A universe of digital tools to help school-aged students prepare for University

  “We have had very positive feedback from both students and teachers. So now we are working on expanding the platform to more students, more teachers and even to some universities as well (…) people are very interested and I… Continue Reading →

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