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MINERvA has been using offline production from OPOS for over a year. The following picture shows almost 200,000 jobs from MINERvA between June and December of 2015. (Note: DUNE’s part of the graph only covers December since they started until OPOS on November 30, 2015.) MINERvA started by using just monitoring services from OPOS, but… More »

The Dark Energy Survey (DES) is in its third year of gathering multi-colored digital images of large swaths of deep space with the 4m diameter mirror of the Blanco telescope on a mountaintop in Chile. The team of physicists, astrophysicists, engineers, computer professionals, technicians and managers who operate the survey are participants in a around-the-clock… More »