India one of the research partners of Big Bang Experiment

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Tata Institute of Fundamental Research (TIFR) is housing a computer that is part of the Worldwide LHC Computing Grid (WLCG, the system that will allow scientists to understand and analyse the data from the big bang experiment ongoing in Europe.

In India, Mumbai's Tata Institute of Fundamental Research and the Variable Energy Cyclotron Centre, Kolkata, have tier 2 systems. The Baba Atomic Research Centre (BARC), too, has contributed to the software used in the grid technology. BARC's contribution has been towards making software tools, problem-solving tools, and monitoring tools. The main aim is to see that smooth operations go on, since it is a wide network of countries from over the world.


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