CERN has about 5500 Desktop PCs. These computers offer a large pool of resources
that could be used for physics calculations outside office hours and also as
background task. The proposed client server
application is implemented as a lightweight, modular screensaver managing the
local job execution and a Web Application containing the physics job repository.
The information exchange between client and server is done using the HTTP
CPSS presently is used to run the following physics application
Sixtrack for LHC stability studies (particle
If you want to install the screensaver from a CERN NICE PC:
Start->Settings->Control Panel->Add or Remove Programs;
Add New Programs "CPSS - Science and Physics At Night"
You may also be interested in LHC@home
which is open to general public.