Can you tell what it is yet?

See also Chapter 3.7 of Smashing Physics.

Detailed software models of particle physics detectors are an essential part of designing and using them. GEANT, the huge open-source software project developed for them, is also used for space and medical applications

Continued at The Guardian.

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About Jon Butterworth

UCL Physics prof, works on LHC, writes (books, Guardian Science and elsewhere). Citizen of England, UK, Europe & Nowhere, apparently.
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