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Sub-sea cables are the new science instruments

Biodiversity Disaster Warning Environment NORDUNet (European Nordic) Sikt (Norway)

Using sub-sea cables as scientific instruments for collecting environmental and other data is an interesting new trend

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Connecting the first dark matter detector in the Southern Hemisphere

Particle Physics AARNet (Australia)

AARNet connects scientific instruments and research facilities across Australia, extending the network infrastructure to new sites, such as the Stawell Underground Physics Laboratory in regional Victoria.

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Predicting tsunamis through quantum computing

Climate Science Disaster Warning Meteorology CSC (Finland)

In Finland, a new type of supercomputer merges conventional supercomputing with quantum computing. An application could be calculating in near-real-time how a tsunami will develop.

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Research & education networks solve real-world problems

National and regional research & education networks traverse our planet, providing ultra high-speed connectivity and tailor-made services that underpin scientific discovery, foster global collaborations and unlock access to education. This blog features fascinating stories from around the world about people and projects empowered by these networks to make a difference.

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Open science helps us understand the Vikings

A European initiative for open science allows archaeologists to map the journeys of Vikings based on artifacts found in different countries.

ChatGPT for public education policies in Brazil

An innovative approach to improving the service experience for users of mobile data chips provided by the Internet Brasil program

Synchrotron sheds light on ancient Middle East

The technology reveals evidence for human heavy metal exposure, as well as preservation status of bone, dental tissue, and hair at micrometre scales.

Open WiFi for research and education in Kenya

KENET, the national research and education network of Kenya, and its partners have established the first cloud-based Open WiFi architecture in Africa.

Nordic climate researchers stronger together

Thanks to an EU open science program, the climate researchers in each Nordic country do not need to create their models of the Nordic climate system from scratch.

How Brazil tackled internet outages caused by heavy rain

After heavy rain caused internet outages in Petrópolis, the national research and education network of Brazil, RNP, managed to reestablish normal operation within a week.