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!

  • 14 people were awarded the Supernova about 1 hour ago
  • Total TFLOPS is currently 43 and is going down
  • 24 people were awarded the HyperGiant about 1 hour ago
  • We have had 16,540 new users join theSkyNet this month
  • 6 people were awarded the SuperGiant about 1 hour ago
  • 165,170 trophies have been awarded in the last month
  • 16 people were awarded the Asymptotic Giant Branch Phase about 1 hour ago
  • In the last month 161 people have joined an alliance
  • 31 people were awarded the Red Giant Branch Phase about 1 hour ago
  • There have been 1,351 days since theSkyNet went live
  • 28 people were awarded the Red Giant about 1 hour ago
  • We are currently processing one thousand, two hundred and seventeen galaxies!
  • 28 people were awarded the Red Dwarf about 1 hour ago
  • There are one hundred and thirty galaxies waiting in the queue
  • 24 people were awarded the Hydrogen Fusion about 1 hour ago
  • theSkyNet SourceFinder has processed over 1.6 Billion jobs
  • 31 people were awarded the Protostar about 1 hour ago
  • Total TFLOPS is currently 43 and is going down
  • 4 people were awarded the Photonic about 1 hour ago
  • We have had 16,540 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 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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Published on 17th of December, 2014
We've sent out an update for all our members in celebration of the end of the year and the holiday season. Thank you so much for all your support this year!
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Published on 20th of November, 2014
Thanks to the amazing efforts of Kevin POGS is back up and running on some shiny new servers.
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Published on 10th of November, 2014
We're currently in a short pause for theSkyNet POGS processing while Kevin upgrades the server and the code. He's not uploading any more work units until the upgrade is complete - we'll let you know an ETA ASAP.
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