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!

  • 5 people were awarded the HyperGiant about 1 hour ago
  • Total TFLOPS is currently 59 and is going down
  • 24 people were awarded the SuperGiant about 1 hour ago
  • We have had 4,070 new users join theSkyNet this month
  • 9 people were awarded the Red Giant Branch Phase about 1 hour ago
  • 360,793 trophies have been awarded in the last month
  • 14 people were awarded the Red Giant about 1 hour ago
  • In the last month 53 people have joined an alliance
  • 10 people were awarded the Red Dwarf about 1 hour ago
  • There have been 949 days since theSkyNet went live
  • 17 people were awarded the Hydrogen Fusion about 1 hour ago
  • We are currently processing one thousand, five hundred and thirty-two galaxies!
  • 17 people were awarded the Protostar about 1 hour ago
  • There are five hundred and fifty-five galaxies waiting in the queue
  • 24 people were awarded the SuperGiant about 2 hours ago
  • theSkyNet SourceFinder has processed over 1.6 Billion jobs
  • 4 people were awarded the Asymptotic Giant Branch Phase about 2 hours ago
  • Total TFLOPS is currently 59 and is going down
  • 16 people were awarded the Red Giant Branch Phase about 2 hours ago
  • We have had 4,070 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 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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Published on 25th of March, 2014
Something has caused some fairly major issues with the dedicated SourceFinder servers that is completely disrupting all processing on SourceFinder. TheSkyNet POGS is still happily processing along.
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Published on 24th of February, 2014
Wow! What an amazing week for theSkyNet and POGS. In the last 7 days we’ve achieved a whole host of project milestones. First of all a big thank you to the ‘Astronomy.Ru Forum’, for setting up another exciting challenge and secondly to everyone who connected their computer to the POGS network, we could not do this without you.
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Published on 14th of February, 2014
We've had the very generous donation of some custom T-Shirts for theSkyNet. We'd like to hear your ideas of what should go on them!
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Published on 7th of February, 2014
We've been asked if it's possible to merge accounts on theSkyNet - the answer is yes, just get in touch and we're happy to do it for you.
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