Thursday, 13 March 2008

Google and data storage

Back in January, Wired reported ( on Google's plans for open access to research data:

"Two planned datasets are all 120 terabytes of Hubble Space Telescope data and the images from the Archimedes Palimpsest, the 10th century manuscript that inspired the Google dataset storage project"

Also refers to an earlier article by Thomas Goetz ( on freeing dark data i.e. negative results, to get around the publication bias problem.

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