theSkyNet

Play yer part n' help discover our Universe! Ye landlubber!!

Have a computer? Want t' help astronomers make awesome discoveries n' understand our Universe? Then theskynet needs ye!

  • 5 people were awarded the M27 20 minutes ago
  • Total TFLOPS is currently 50 and is going up
  • 4 people were awarded the Asymptotic Giant Branch Phase 21 minutes ago
  • We have had 1,883 new users join theSkyNet this month
  • 6 people were awarded the Red Giant Branch Phase 21 minutes ago
  • 29,158 trophies have been awarded in the last month
  • 4 people were awarded the Red Giant 21 minutes ago
  • In the last month 99 people have joined an alliance
  • 4 people were awarded the Red Dwarf 21 minutes ago
  • There have been 1,103 days since theSkyNet went live
  • 5 people were awarded the Hydrogen Fusion 21 minutes ago
  • We are currently processing four thousand and seventy galaxies!
  • A2922086aaac30c21f8cb783b7201777 Sun Badger* was awarded the Carbon 21 minutes ago
  • There are five thousand, five hundred and thirty-six galaxies waiting in the queue
  • Fa869a64e3a9ae290cd52c8517d21883 Richard was awarded the HyperGiant about 1 hour ago
  • theSkyNet SourceFinder has processed over 1.6 Billion jobs
  • 4 people were awarded the Asymptotic Giant Branch Phase about 1 hour ago
  • Total TFLOPS is currently 50 and is going up
  • 6 people were awarded the Red Giant Branch Phase about 1 hour ago
  • We have had 1,883 new users join theSkyNet this month
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What be theskynet?

Yer computer be bored. It has spare computin' power nearly all tha time that could be used t' d' somethin' cool. So why not let it? By connectin' 100s n' 1000s o' computers together through tha Series o' tubes, it's possible t' simulate a sin'le machine capable o' doin' some pretty amazin' stuff. That's what theskynet be all about - usin' yer spare computin' power t' process radio astronome data. Belay that!

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Why should I join?

  • Contribute t' real scientific research n' help scientists unlock tha mysteries o' our Universe! Hang 'im from the yardarm.
  • Track yer contribution n' see how ye compare against yer shipmates, colleagues n' tha world! And swab the deck.

Latest News


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Published on 17th of September, 2014
Last Saturday (the 13th) was our third birthday. It really snuck up on us, we can't believe it's been three years already since our first members signed up! To celebrate we've created something special to share with you all.
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Published on 24th of July, 2014
TheSkyNet user burtcom was another recent Lego prize winner, and low and behold a Sydney Opera House has sprung up in the USA!
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Published on 2nd of June, 2014
TheSkyNet user CR62 from team SETI Germany was one of our prize winners from the recent BOINC pentathlon. We love the prize he chose!
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Published on 21st of May, 2014
Read our May update for prize winners and new features on the website.
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Published on 7th of May, 2014
TheSkyNet POGS has been chosen as the marathon project in the BOINC pentathlon, and to celebrate we've got some Lego to give away.
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