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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...
It's just a bit shorter than Mt. Everest
As the spacecraft completes its final flyby of Saturn's moon Dione, TIME reflects on the most spectacular images from the mission thus far
Satellites that are manufactured and assembled in orbit could let you launch your own armchair science project or just experience the effect of seeing Earth from above
Two of the four NASA space shuttles on display in US museums have had their water tanks removed for possible use in a storage system for the ISS
After three botched missions to resupply the International Space Center since October, an unmanned cargo ship blasted off from southern Japan on Wednesday with food, water and gear needed to keep the research station and its crew functioning.
The close encounter may be scientists' last chance to identify ice volcanoes and learn about the moon's inner structure
Astronaut Scott Kelly, spending a year in space, hopes NASA will get "support we need" to develop commercial U.S. crew ships
Comet 67P/ Churyumov-Gerasimenko, shadowed by the Rosetta spacecraft, will make its closest approach to the sun at 3.03 am BST on Thursday morning
Instead of seeking living aliens, ET hunters suggest looking for alien civilisations that have wiped themselves out through technology
This year's event should benefit from the presence of a new moon, which offers the ideal dark conditions for viewing the show