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Space Station Supercomputer Will Aid in Search for Antimatter Galaxies, Dark Matter

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August 17, 2009, 9:09 am

redOrbit’s space news section carried an interesting piece over the weekend on a space-borne cluster that will be launched in 2010 as part of a new sensor array to be added to the International Space Station (ISS)

AMSThe device that does the actual hunting is called the Alpha Magnetic Spectrometer–or AMS for short. It’s a $1.5 billion cosmic ray detector that the shuttle will deliver to the ISS...

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