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!

  • 68ec52aa7f5601eaf2e0d579d22b43b8 Tomek joined the BOINC@Poland alliance about 1 hour ago
  • Total TFLOPS is currently 48 and is going up
  • 0cb044399ddbc9ab19466bb661fa37a9 Algons joined the BOINC@Taiwan alliance about 1 hour ago
  • We have had 766 new users join theSkyNet this month
  • 4 people were awarded the Hydrogen Fusion about 1 hour ago
  • 22,374 trophies have been awarded in the last month
  • 13 people were awarded the Supernova about 2 hours ago
  • In the last month 28 people have joined an alliance
  • 7 people were awarded the Protostar about 2 hours ago
  • There have been 1,086 days since theSkyNet went live
  • 17 people were awarded the Supernova about 3 hours ago
  • We are currently processing two thousand, eight hundred and thirty galaxies!
  • Bb92e859429266d741e540eda1c6c9c6 Darth Yoda was awarded the Red Giant Branch Phase about 3 hours ago
  • There are two thousand, three hundred and seventy-four galaxies waiting in the queue
  • 4 people were awarded the Protostar about 3 hours ago
  • theSkyNet SourceFinder has processed over 1.6 Billion jobs
  • 28fafb6fec375d23d08778cb40920b05 Sean was awarded the The 'Professor Bryan Gaensler' about 3 hours ago
  • Total TFLOPS is currently 48 and is going up
  • 14 people were awarded the Supernova about 4 hours ago
  • We have had 766 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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