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!

  • 7b94d57c36b7315223a7280269ffcfb9 dimych joined the Astronomy.Ru Forum alliance 10 minutes ago
  • Total TFLOPS is currently 35 and is going up
  • 6 people were awarded the Red Giant Branch Phase 13 minutes ago
  • We have had 2,376 new users join theSkyNet this month
  • 6 people were awarded the Protostar 14 minutes ago
  • 37,422 trophies have been awarded in the last month
  • 4 people were awarded the Photonic 14 minutes ago
  • In the last month 257 people have joined an alliance
  • 7b94d57c36b7315223a7280269ffcfb9 dimych joined the Crystal Dream alliance about 1 hour ago
  • There have been 1,171 days since theSkyNet went live
  • 3ad9e6693484507c63ed68213297eb3e MarieChristine joined the Team Belgium alliance about 1 hour ago
  • We are currently processing three thousand, one hundred and ninety-three galaxies!
  • 4 people were awarded the White Dwarf about 1 hour ago
  • There are four thousand, seven hundred and twenty-three galaxies waiting in the queue
  • 4 people were awarded the Asymptotic Giant Branch Phase about 1 hour ago
  • theSkyNet SourceFinder has processed over 1.6 Billion jobs
  • 5 people were awarded the Red Giant Branch Phase about 1 hour ago
  • Total TFLOPS is currently 35 and is going up
  • 6 people were awarded the Red Giant about 1 hour ago
  • We have had 2,376 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 20th of November, 2014
Thanks to the amazing efforts of Kevin POGS is back up and running on some shiny new servers.
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Published on 10th of November, 2014
We're currently in a short pause for theSkyNet POGS processing while Kevin upgrades the server and the code. He's not uploading any more work units until the upgrade is complete - we'll let you know an ETA ASAP.
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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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