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!

  • Ebf3f93ba1a09ac6137a445895e50787 beagletux joined the Whirlpool.net.au alliance about 1 hour ago
  • Total TFLOPS is currently 58 and is going down
  • Ebf3f93ba1a09ac6137a445895e50787 beagletux was awarded the Welcome about 1 hour ago
  • We have had 542 new users join theSkyNet this month
  • 4 people were awarded the Hale-Bopp about 2 hours ago
  • 25,493 trophies have been awarded in the last month
  • F3912abc71f3e9b205cd8d6855a4def3 Ironage was awarded the M17 about 3 hours ago
  • In the last month 29 people have joined an alliance
  • 4 people were awarded the HyperGiant about 3 hours ago
  • There have been 1,047 days since theSkyNet went live
  • 4 people were awarded the Red Giant about 4 hours ago
  • We are currently processing three thousand, two hundred and thirty-one galaxies!
  • 8c5dd088a1d875179c069ce66e7560a2 Robert Hedberg joined the Team.se alliance about 5 hours ago
  • There are one thousand, seven hundred and ninety-six galaxies waiting in the queue
  • F3d73be354f0ebf43aed4b1f8827b836 CHUCKH was awarded the Welcome about 5 hours ago
  • theSkyNet SourceFinder has processed over 1.6 Billion jobs
  • 4 people were awarded the HyperGiant about 6 hours ago
  • Total TFLOPS is currently 58 and is going down
  • 4 people were awarded the HyperGiant about 8 hours ago
  • We have had 542 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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