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CERN supports Creative Commons

Creative Commons is deeply honored to announce CERN corporate support at the "creator level". CERN is one of the world’s premier scientific institutions–home of the Large Hadron Collider and birthplace of the web. This donation comes on the occasion of the publication under Creative Commons licenses of the first results of LHC experiments.

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The LHC is using KDE

I just read that the CERN Large Hadron Collider (LHC) that started it first “live” runs today is using KDE for at least some parts of the projects software. This screenshot of a KDE at CERN/LHC looks like a monitoring program (with a knote ;))

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Large Hadron Collider - powered by Linux

The most powerful physics project in the history of the known universe - The $10 Billion Large Hadron Collider (LHC)- shot its first light speed beam this morning around its 27 km circuit. Beyond the 20 years it took to build and half of all the world's astrophysicists, it also takes another key ingredient to make LHC work -- Linux.

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[RMS & TBL] How the Web was Born: The Story of the World Wide Web

"...On 26 june a prophet came to CERN. Complete with long hair and a bushy unkempt, Richard Stallman looked every bit the part. His message was software should be free. [...] The year that Stallman came to CERN, Tim had published a note in a CERN computing newsletter drawing the laboratarie's attention to GNU. [...] «When we speak of free software ... we are refrerring to freedom, not price».

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