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SETI@home is a scientific experiment that uses Internet-connected computers in the Search for Extraterrestrial Intelligence (SETI). You can participate by running a free program that downloads and analyzes radio telescope data.

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Ahoy! Here's a bit about myself then: I'm Portuguese and I currently live in Porto wich is a city to the north of the country. I'm 23 (at least for now...


Wow!-event results
The 3rd annual SETI.Germany Wow!-event has completed, with 838 participants from 48 countries generating a record 463 million credits. See a list of the winners. 29 Aug 2014, 22:07:28 UTC · Comment

UC scientists find first interstellar dust particles
Our colleagues here at the UCB Space Sciences Lab recently reported the first capture and analysis of interstellar dust particles. They were aided by thousands of volunteers in the Stardust@home project. 16 Aug 2014, 6:48:28 UTC · Comment

SETI.Germany Wow!-Event
37 years after the detection of the Wow! Signal on August 15th, 1977, SETI.Germany is holding the third SETI@Home-Wow!-Event from 15.08.2014 to 29.08.2014. Join the crunching race, and maybe find the next Wow! signal. Everyone is welcome. Register here. 8 Aug 2014, 8:56:56 UTC · Comment

What does loss of net neutrality mean for volunteer computing?
Dr. Korpela has posted a new blog entry on Net Neutrality and why its loss might be bad for distributed computing. It includes instructions on how to comment to the the FCC about the issue. 10 Jul 2014, 1:05:21 UTC · Comment

Smithsonian Video
Recently Dan Werthimer was at the Smithsonian giving a talk about SETI. Video of this presentation is now available online. 3 Jul 2014, 16:33:27 UTC · Comment

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