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LHC T-Shirt

Posted by Sheila Franklin Categories: Wearables, Design, Science

LHC Shirt DesignJust one more, we promise. (Well, maybe.) Let everyone know you got nervous about the LHC’s initial run with this t-shirt that features the text, “Hooray! No Black Holes! Go Science! I Survived the Large Hadron Collider.” A perfect gift for the paranoid, it is made of preshrunk, 100% cotton. The white tee is available in small, medium, and large, as well as 3 extra large sizes. You get your choice of the design placement and a super price of only $9.95.

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Hubble Tracks Black Holes on the Internet

Posted by Sheila Franklin Categories: Internet, Science, Software

Black Holes MapAccording to Ethan Katz-Bassett, a University of Washington grad student, there are black holes on the Internet. Funded by the National Science Foundations, he and his advisor Arvind Krishnamurthy designed a program to find them. They make sure that the problem is not just a temporary glitch on a site and mark them on a global map. The pair is hoping that service providers will use Hubble, named after the Space telescope that charts black holes, to track down their own issues. The findings will be presented at the Usenix Symposium being held next week in San Francisco.

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