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A cloudy future

Large circular cloud forms (Altocumulus lenticularis duplicatus V-39) in the evening sky over Malaga city, Spain. Airplane trace in the sky on the background

Designed to rain data on researchers, has the European Open Science Cloud blown off course?

A European researcher wanting to combine results from their own trial of a potential treatment for heart disease with data from other researchers faces a daunting task.

First they have to track down the various studies. Then export data from them, if they can. Then make the different datasets compatible. Only after all that can they start on analysis, assuming they haven’t given up.

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