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Android Devices Can Now Help You Become A Citizen Scientist
2013-07-24 07:02:40

Android users can now become citizen scientists and even select the projects they wish to power thanks to a new app released this week called BOINC.

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2011-03-07 15:02:14

Computer scientists collaborate with biologists on faster method to study plant ecology.

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2010-02-10 11:40:00

At this very moment, tens of thousands of home computers around the world are quietly working together to solve the largest and most basic mysteries of our galaxy.

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2009-05-20 06:50:00

The world's largest and longest-running volunteer computing project, SETI@home, celebrates its tenth anniversary this month with 140,000 participants and 235,000 computers powering the search for intelligent signals from space.

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2008-01-05 10:18:03

The longest-running search for radio signals from alien civilizations is getting a burst of new data from an upgraded Arecibo telescope, which means the SETI@home project needs more desktop computers to help crunch the data.


Word of the Day
donative
  • A gift; a largess; a gratuity; a present; a dole.
The word 'donative' comes from a Latin word meaning 'to give'.
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