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!

  • Bb8fe5e223f37dc780beaf807e49d8eb a5983612 was awarded the Red Dwarf 28 minutes ago
  • Total TFLOPS is currently 54 and is going down
  • 4 people were awarded the Zippity Doo Da 28 minutes ago
  • We have had 2,049 new users join theSkyNet this month
  • 4 people were awarded the Red Dwarf about 1 hour ago
  • 33,093 trophies have been awarded in the last month
  • 5 people were awarded the Hydrogen Fusion about 1 hour ago
  • In the last month 197 people have joined an alliance
  • 4 people were awarded the Photonic about 1 hour ago
  • There have been 1,134 days since theSkyNet went live
  • 5 people were awarded the SuperGiant about 2 hours ago
  • We are currently processing six thousand, three hundred and seventy-three galaxies!
  • 5 people were awarded the Red Giant about 2 hours ago
  • There are four thousand, two hundred and seventy-one galaxies waiting in the queue
  • 4 people were awarded the Protostar about 2 hours ago
  • theSkyNet SourceFinder has processed over 1.6 Billion jobs
  • 4 people were awarded the Photonic about 2 hours ago
  • Total TFLOPS is currently 54 and is going down
  • 4 people were awarded the Welcome about 2 hours ago
  • We have had 2,049 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 14th of October, 2014
A quick how to guide that outlines the process required to make the massive photomosaic of M100. As seen at http://www.gigapan.com/gigapans/162657
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Published on 17th of September, 2014
Last Saturday (the 13th) was our third birthday. It really snuck up on us, we can't believe it's been three years already since our first members signed up! To celebrate we've created something special to share with you all.
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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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