Everything You Need To Know About The Grid, CERN's Global Supercomputer

Before the world wide web was a twinkle in Tim Berners Lee's eye, CERN had developed the Grid — a world-spanning network of computing power to help drive the progress of physics.

In fact, the Grid is still very much in existence, and does rather more than just help share the reams of data the Large Hadron Collider collects. This video tells you everything you need to know about it. [YouTube]

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