Data Set CERN's Large Hadron Collider

Published on November 20th, 2014 | by Joshua New


CERN Releases First Datasets from Large Hadron Collider Experiments

CERN, the European Organization for Nuclear Research, launched its open data portal today granting free access to datasets from Large Hadron Collider experiments. CERN expects the data to be highly valuable to the research community and to educators. CERN is also providing free, open source software to read, analyze, and visualize the data. The open data portal includes datasets from prominent CERN experiments like the ALICE, ATLAS, CMS, and LHCb collaborations. All of the data in the open data portal is shared in the public domain, free for sharing and reuse by all.

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Joshua New is a policy analyst at the Center for Data Innovation. He has a background in government affairs, policy, and communication. Prior to joining the Center for Data Innovation, Joshua graduated from American University with degrees in C.L.E.G. (Communication, Legal Institutions, Economics, and Government) and Public Communication. His research focuses on methods of promoting innovative and emerging technologies as a means of improving the economy and quality of life. Follow Joshua on Twitter @Josh_A_New.

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