17 Years participating in SETI@home

Today marks the 17th anniversary of my joining the SETI@home distributed computing project that uses internet connected computers in the Search for Extraterrestrial Intelligence (SETI). Even though now I only tend to crunch in the winter and spring I’m still doing my bit for the cause. Today I’m the leader of the SETI.UK team, a… Continue reading 17 Years participating in SETI@home

Majestic-12 distributed search engine project

As I stopped running Seti@home on my computers in the past few weeks (due to numerous crashes caused by the new enhanced seti@home workunits) I decided to revisit some websites of other distributed projects I had bookmarked. I am now running the Majestic-12 search engine client. I found out about this project throught a The… Continue reading Majestic-12 distributed search engine project

SETI@home

SETI@home is a scientific experiment that uses internet connected computers in the Search for Extraterrestrial Intelligence (SETI). Participants use a free program (BOINC) that downloads and analyses radio telescope data. BOINC can also be used to participate in several other non SETI@home projects. I joined the SETI@home project in May 1999. You can see my… Continue reading SETI@home