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!

  • 21 people were awarded the Neutron Star 37 minutes ago
  • Total TFLOPS is currently 51 and is going up
  • 163 people were awarded the White Dwarf 37 minutes ago
  • We have had 69 new users join theSkyNet this month
  • 14 people were awarded the Supernova 37 minutes ago
  • 77,078 trophies have been awarded in the last month
  • 32 people were awarded the Neutron Star about 2 hours ago
  • In the last month 5 people have joined an alliance
  • 166 people were awarded the White Dwarf about 2 hours ago
  • There have been 1,845 days since theSkyNet went live
  • 31 people were awarded the Supernova about 2 hours ago
  • We are currently processing one hundred and seventy-seven galaxies!
  • 26 people were awarded the Neutron Star about 3 hours ago
  • There are five thousand, five hundred and ninety-six galaxies waiting in the queue
  • 155 people were awarded the White Dwarf about 3 hours ago
  • theSkyNet SourceFinder has processed over 1.6 Billion jobs
  • 37 people were awarded the Supernova about 3 hours ago
  • Total TFLOPS is currently 51 and is going up
  • 45 people were awarded the Neutron Star about 4 hours ago
  • We have had 69 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 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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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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