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 White Dwarf about 4 hours ago
  • Total TFLOPS is currently 57 and is going down
  • 4 people were awarded the Supernova about 4 hours ago
  • We have had 540 new users join theSkyNet this month
  • 257834e67e4c305182e9af82872af6cc Brian joined the USA alliance about 5 hours ago
  • 23,799 trophies have been awarded in the last month
  • 2e7bf4354f6abf18da64750a02366c9c qpolfldf joined the BOINC@Taiwan alliance about 5 hours ago
  • In the last month 25 people have joined an alliance
  • 32441d0f539666d9021ea51b9b5dc717 fundingxy was awarded the Protostar about 7 hours ago
  • There have been 1,051 days since theSkyNet went live
  • 5 people were awarded the White Dwarf about 9 hours ago
  • We are currently processing three thousand, one hundred and nine galaxies!
  • 4 people were awarded the White Dwarf about 13 hours ago
  • There are one thousand, one hundred and fifty-one galaxies waiting in the queue
  • 4550091fa6c8859b32d69b97fd26ecce NZJelle was awarded the Red Dwarf about 13 hours ago
  • theSkyNet SourceFinder has processed over 1.6 Billion jobs
  • 11 people were awarded the Black Dwarf about 14 hours ago
  • Total TFLOPS is currently 57 and is going down
  • 4 people were awarded the Neutron Star about 14 hours ago
  • We have had 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 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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Published on 26th of March, 2014
Unfortunately a technical issue has brought SourceFinder processing to a sudden and unexpected halt, and we won't be turning it back on. Instead, SourceFinder will be transferred to the BOINC platform sometime later this year. View the full news item for more details.
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