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The Large Hadron Collider Throws Away More Data Than It Stores [Video]

You'd think that with a price tag of billions of dollars the LHC would have more storage capacity than it could ever use. But with the machine producing a petabyte of data every second, the researchers simply can't store it all. Mor...
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