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Monday, 06 August 2007 12:20

IBM seeks life on Mars

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With a console CPUs

 

NASA's Phoenix Mars Lander spacecraft will be powered by RAD6000 computer from BAE Systems based on IBM's Power Architecture microprocessors.


Its mission is to try to find the traces of life on the famous red planet. The chips that are inside of this super computer are usually seen in Microsoft’s, Sony and Nintendo gaming consoles but they have a hard task to survive the 200 degrees temperatures and 80 miles an hour storms and still process the data.

Some extra terrestrial might come to the machine and take the chips out for its modded Wii as the mars man have only heard about the popularity of this console.

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