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Submission + - CERN to Tap Unused Desktop Power to Smash Atoms (

hypnosec writes: Research institute CERN has launched a new project to tap into the extra computing power from the public for its Large Hadron Collider atom smashing project. According to the organisation, the LHC@home project will, for the first time, allow volunteers to aid in high-energy collisions of protons in CERN's Large Hadron Collider and in turn helping physicists to unravel the mysteries of the origin of the universe
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CERN to Tap Unused Desktop Power to Smash Atoms

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