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 about 1 hour ago
  • Total TFLOPS is currently 49 and is going down
  • 3a9abb7d714472d5f8165f6928bd1e7a mark.peters@base.be was awarded the Asymptotic Giant Branch Phase about 1 hour ago
  • We have had 1,673 new users join theSkyNet this month
  • 6 people were awarded the Hydrogen Fusion about 1 hour ago
  • 28,215 trophies have been awarded in the last month
  • 95e4c442b87248d8214c5427308be1f6 Phil was awarded the Mini Me about 1 hour ago
  • In the last month 24 people have joined an alliance
  • 4 people were awarded the Red Giant about 2 hours ago
  • There have been 1,100 days since theSkyNet went live
  • 6 people were awarded the Red Dwarf about 2 hours ago
  • We are currently processing three thousand, seven hundred and fourteen galaxies!
  • 4 people were awarded the Hydrogen Fusion about 2 hours ago
  • There are six thousand, four hundred and forty-two galaxies waiting in the queue
  • 5 people were awarded the Supernova about 3 hours ago
  • theSkyNet SourceFinder has processed over 1.6 Billion jobs
  • 5 people were awarded the Red Giant about 3 hours ago
  • Total TFLOPS is currently 49 and is going down
  • 4 people were awarded the Red Dwarf about 3 hours ago
  • We have had 1,673 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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