UCLA Plasma Physics 256 G5 Cluster

ThinkSecret reports that UCLA's Plasma Physics Group is in the process of building a cluster composed of 256 Dual G5 Xserves.

According to ThinkSecret:

Xserves running Mac OS X Server proved to be the most cost-effective, straightforward and appropriate choice for the application, plasma physics research.

Previously submitted to MacRumors: the team has setup a webcam to allow internet readers to follow along the construction of the cluster.

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