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!

  • 6 people were awarded the Red Giant about 1 hour ago
  • Total TFLOPS is currently 54 and is going down
  • 4 people were awarded the Hydrogen Fusion about 1 hour ago
  • We have had 2,314 new users join theSkyNet this month
  • 4 people were awarded the Asymptotic Giant Branch Phase about 2 hours ago
  • 31,833 trophies have been awarded in the last month
  • 5 people were awarded the Red Giant Branch Phase about 2 hours ago
  • In the last month 163 people have joined an alliance
  • 4 people were awarded the Red Dwarf about 2 hours ago
  • There have been 1,113 days since theSkyNet went live
  • 0a83358074558de30d4f3cb7c8ac1631 RayBurhop was awarded the Hydrogen Fusion about 2 hours ago
  • We are currently processing five thousand and eighty-three galaxies!
  • 4 people were awarded the Asymptotic Giant Branch Phase about 3 hours ago
  • There are two thousand, six hundred and six galaxies waiting in the queue
  • 4 people were awarded the Red Giant about 3 hours ago
  • theSkyNet SourceFinder has processed over 1.6 Billion jobs
  • 6 people were awarded the Hydrogen Fusion about 3 hours ago
  • Total TFLOPS is currently 54 and is going down
  • E4f5aea90aba3afbf399aacbfbf5ee82 Tangent was awarded the Shuttle about 3 hours ago
  • We have had 2,314 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 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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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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