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 Supernova 1 minute ago
  • Total TFLOPS is currently 48 and is going down
  • 8 people were awarded the Supernova about 1 hour ago
  • We have had 678 new users join theSkyNet this month
  • 4 people were awarded the Asymptotic Giant Branch Phase about 1 hour ago
  • 21,677 trophies have been awarded in the last month
  • 300fa6f86b598afd4c94226639e69f61 Michael Pulley was awarded the Mercury about 1 hour ago
  • In the last month 29 people have joined an alliance
  • 8cafa8529829b4f03b2bd2496fee0523 natureioii joined the BOINC@Taiwan alliance about 2 hours ago
  • There have been 1,079 days since theSkyNet went live
  • 11 people were awarded the Supernova about 2 hours ago
  • We are currently processing two thousand, seven hundred and sixty-seven galaxies!
  • 5 people were awarded the Supernova about 3 hours ago
  • There are three thousand, nine hundred and twenty-four galaxies waiting in the queue
  • Bcd83b14527027a8b3a8f766dd8f30bd Alexander Strashilov joined the Bulgaria (POGS) alliance about 4 hours ago
  • theSkyNet SourceFinder has processed over 1.6 Billion jobs
  • 11 people were awarded the Supernova about 4 hours ago
  • Total TFLOPS is currently 48 and is going down
  • Eb5ec4d7538b6830ce9b34d725077223 uzivatel was awarded the HyperGiant about 4 hours ago
  • We have had 678 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!

Learn more about theSkyNet

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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