Internet2 Announces Selection of Two Research Teams for Final Phase of Exploring Clouds for Acceleration of Science Project

The Internet2 project, supported in part through contributions from Amazon Web Services and Google Cloud, awards researchers from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) and State University of New York Downstate (SUNY Downstate) second year of support with a focus on delivering scientific results

WASHINGTON, Sept. 3, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — Internet2 confirmed the selection of two research teams using an external academic review panel for the second and final phase of the Exploring Clouds for Acceleration of Science (E-CAS) project that was first announced in November 2018. The two research projects are:

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  1. Investigating Heterogeneous Computing at the Large Hadron Collider, Philip Harris, MIT. Only a small fraction of the 40 million collisions per second at the Large Hadron Collider (LHC) are stored and analyzed due to the huge volumes of data and the compute power required to process it. This project proposes
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School funding attorney says he’s exploring injunction against 20% school aid cuts

More schools around New York say they are scaling back on plans for in-person learning and expanding remote instruction. They cite Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s temporary 20% cut in state aid to schools, enacted to help close a pandemic-related state budget deficit. Now, the attorney who won a court case over a lack of school funding, says the cuts might be unconstitutional, and is looking into seeking an injunction against them.  

Michael Rebell was the lead attorney in the Campaign for Fiscal Equity lawsuit. It resulted in a 2006 New York Court of Appeals decision that ordered the state to pay billions more in school aid each year, to help secure each child’s right under New York’s constitution, to a sound, basic education.

There’s been debate over whether that court order was ever fulfilled, under the tenure of Gov. Cuomo. But Rebell said a permanent 20% cut in state aid, which

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