StarLight, the next generation STAR TAP (Science Technology and Research Transit Access Point), is an international advance exchange facility for global advanced networks that will lead federal, state and international research networking. StarLight is designed to support large-scale global eScience based on Grid computing and advanced applications related to next-generation optical networking. Located at Northwestern University, StarLight was designed and developed in partnership with the University of Illinois at Chicago and Argonne National Laboratory, and is funded by the National Science Foundation. (


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