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!

  • 4 people were awarded the M42 about 1 hour ago
  • Total TFLOPS is currently 36 and is going up
  • 6 people were awarded the Neutron Star about 1 hour ago
  • We have had 13,154 new users join theSkyNet this month
  • 14 people were awarded the White Dwarf about 1 hour ago
  • 156,466 trophies have been awarded in the last month
  • 28 people were awarded the Supernova about 1 hour ago
  • In the last month 148 people have joined an alliance
  • 20 people were awarded the HyperGiant about 1 hour ago
  • There have been 1,453 days since theSkyNet went live
  • 19 people were awarded the SuperGiant about 1 hour ago
  • We are currently processing three hundred and eighty-four galaxies!
  • 20 people were awarded the Asymptotic Giant Branch Phase about 1 hour ago
  • There are three hundred and fifty-four galaxies waiting in the queue
  • 21 people were awarded the Red Giant Branch Phase about 1 hour ago
  • theSkyNet SourceFinder has processed over 1.6 Billion jobs
  • 20 people were awarded the Red Giant about 1 hour ago
  • Total TFLOPS is currently 36 and is going up
  • 20 people were awarded the Red Dwarf about 1 hour ago
  • We have had 13,154 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 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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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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