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[VIDEO] IBM to Build Exascale Computer Before 2021

ASTRON, the Netherlands Institute for Radio Astronomy and IBM today announced a five-year collaboration to research on extremely fast, but low-power exascale computer systems targeted for the SKA or Square Kilometre Array. The SKA is an $2.1 billion initiative which aims to build the world’s largest and most sensitive radio telescope.

Projected to be 50 times more powerful as the current ones that scope the depths of our universe, the SKA will be the world;s larges telescope across a 3,000 strip of Australia or South Africa and will produce an Exabyte of data every day.

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Posted on Apr 2, 2012 in ALL NEWS, concepts, Gadgets 3.0, Science

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