Play your part and help discover our Universe!

Have a computer? Want to help astronomers make awesome discoveries and understand our Universe? Then theSkyNet needs you!

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What is theSkyNet?

Your computer is bored. It has spare computing power nearly all the time that could be used to do something cool. So why not let it?
By connecting 100s and 1000s of computers together through the Internet, it's possible to simulate a single machine capable of doing some pretty amazing stuff. That's what theSkyNet is all about - using your spare computing power to process radio astronomy data.

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Why should I join?

  • Contribute to real scientific research and help scientists unlock the mysteries of our Universe!
  • Track your contribution and see how you compare against your friends, colleagues and the world!.

Latest News

Published on 1st of February, 2017
The galaxy report feature of the website is being temporarily disabled. A few other website issues are also being addressed.
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Published on 17th of December, 2015
Some great news announced yesterday by the International Astronomical Union - theSkyNet's name suggestion was selected for an exoplanet!
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Published on 2nd of June, 2015
The International Astronomical Union is allowing astronomical organisations (like theSkyNet) to submit potential names for 20 exoplanet systems outside our Solar System. We get to submit a name, and we'd like your help to choose it.
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Published on 31st of March, 2015
Apologies for the pause in processing on theSkyNet POGS everyone! You caught up with our queue of galaxies and we have had a delay in our pre-processing pipeline which has meant we can't upload more fast enough.
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Published on 26th of February, 2015
The recent 'Black Barts Pesky Pirates POGS Party' Challenge went off with an 'Arr' in early February, so we decided to award a prize!
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