Instead of running Grand Theft Auto or Call of Duty, PlayStation 3 consoles in Gaurav Khanna's hands at the University of Massachusetts Dartmouth are put to work to model what happens when black holes collide, the New York Times reports.

By linking these consoles and their processing power together, Khanna has created his own supercomputer, using consoles that cost $250 to $300 retail.

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