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So a supercomputer is only as powerful as 16 PS3s for this type of stuff? i bet the 16 PS3 collectively cost a lot less than the supercomputer...
The Chinese space agency's newest space launch will test atmospheric re-entry technology ahead of a more complex mission to collect moon rocks in 2017
A comet making its first trip in from the Oort cloud was caught on camera before a near miss with four spacecraft currently orbiting the Red Planet
An ingenious technique reveals data that's been lost for 11 billion years
Saturn’s battered moon Mimas may have a thin global ocean buried miles beneath its icy surface, raising the prospect of another "life-friendly" habitat in the solar system, scientists said on Thursday.
"There is a lot new to be learned by seeing the deposits," scientist says of icy find
Software that can identify plumes emanating from comet and moon surfaces is the next step toward landers that can explore planets autonomously
A pair of spacewalking NASA astronauts hustled through an electrical repair job outside the International Space Station on Wednesday, then began work to prepare the outpost for new commercial space taxis.
Two NASA spacewalkers are working to replace a faulty voltage regulator in the space station solar power grid and make other upgrades
The space agency is developing two separate missions to learn how to exploit stores of water on the lunar surface
It may be a bit early to celebrate Halloween, but NASA gets into the spirit with this spooky photo of the sun