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BrainStuff

HowStuffWorks

Science & Medicine, Natural Sciences, Society & Culture, Technology

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Natural Sciences 6
Science & Medicine 17

Whether the topic is popcorn or particle physics, you can count on BrainStuff to explore -- and explain -- the everyday science in the world around us.

What is the Fastest Computer in the World?

July 14th, 2008

Episode 24 of 1070 episodes

Although the speed of computers is growing exponentially, the human brain may handle roughly ten quadrillion instructions per second. Learn more about the world's fastest computer in this HowStuffWorks podcast.

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