Photos: World's biggest grid

Photos: World's biggest grid

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    John Gordon deputy director of the CCLRC e-Science Centre at the Rutherford Appleton Laboratory checks that the grid is running well.

    Photo: Steve Ranger

  • This robot hand, part of a tape library, is used by researchers to retrieve the data needed to test their physics theories.

    Photo: Steve Ranger

  • The library contains 600 tapes which will hold data from the CERN experiment when it is up and running. When researchers request a particular file the robot hand will locate the right tape.

    Photo: Steve Ranger

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