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!

  • 19 people were awarded the White Dwarf 7 minutes ago
  • Total TFLOPS is currently 32 and is going down
  • 7 people were awarded the Supernova 7 minutes ago
  • We have had 44,054 new users join theSkyNet this month
  • 20 people were awarded the HyperGiant 7 minutes ago
  • 348,510 trophies have been awarded in the last month
  • 10 people were awarded the SuperGiant 7 minutes ago
  • In the last month 194 people have joined an alliance
  • 48 people were awarded the Asymptotic Giant Branch Phase 7 minutes ago
  • There have been 1,615 days since theSkyNet went live
  • 100 people were awarded the Red Giant Branch Phase 8 minutes ago
  • We are currently processing three hundred and seven galaxies!
  • 16 people were awarded the Red Giant 8 minutes ago
  • There are zero galaxies waiting in the queue
  • 26 people were awarded the Red Dwarf 8 minutes ago
  • theSkyNet SourceFinder has processed over 1.6 Billion jobs
  • 69 people were awarded the Hydrogen Fusion 8 minutes ago
  • Total TFLOPS is currently 32 and is going down
  • 166 people were awarded the Protostar 8 minutes ago
  • We have had 44,054 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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