Supercomputer’s deep in thought
is being built in a bid to discover the mysteries of the universe.
The computer, being designed by IBM and set to become the most powerful machine in history, will be able to process twice as much information every day as currently exists on the whole of the internet.
By examining radio waves from outer space, which can see 13billion years into the past and all the way back to the dawn of time, it will try to unravel the origin of the universe.
In Douglas Adams’s book
– also a 2005 film starring Martin Freeman – a computer called Deep Thought exists to answer the same questions, and famously comes up with the answer 42.