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channels:setiathome [2019/02/23 14:46]
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channels:setiathome [2019/05/31 16:32]
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 ====== Welcome to the #SETI@home IRC Channel on AfterNET ====== ====== Welcome to the #SETI@home IRC Channel on AfterNET ======
  
-//“Men and Women wanted for a hazardous Search for Extraterrestrial Intelligence. Low wages, bitter false positives, long hours of data crunching, overheating CPU's and GPUs. Safe return doubtful ​if your beverage isn'​t ​caffeinated ​enough. Honour and recognition in event of technosignal detection.” ​-- AfternetShackleton@setiathome.berkeley.edu//+//“Men and Women wanted for a hazardous ​distributed computing ​Search for Extraterrestrial Intelligence. Low wages, bitter false positives, long hours of data crunching, overheating CPU's and GPUs. Safe return doubtful ​without ​caffeinated ​beverages. Honour and recognition in event of technosignal detection.” 
 +(adapted from the apocryphal newspaper ad made by famed explorer Sir Ernest Shackleton)//
  
 **SETI@home,​ an international scientific distributed computing project using the idle cycles of internet-connected computers & Android devices such as yours in the Search for Extraterrestrial Intelligence (SETI), needs your help to process data received from the Arecibo, GBT, Parkes - and eventually LOFAR, MeerKat & MWA - radio telescopes. Join us today at [[https://​setiathome.berkeley.edu]],​ here on the #SETI@home channel,​ and follow curated SETI@home & science news through [[https://​setiathomeirclinks.blogspot.com]].** ​ **SETI@home,​ an international scientific distributed computing project using the idle cycles of internet-connected computers & Android devices such as yours in the Search for Extraterrestrial Intelligence (SETI), needs your help to process data received from the Arecibo, GBT, Parkes - and eventually LOFAR, MeerKat & MWA - radio telescopes. Join us today at [[https://​setiathome.berkeley.edu]],​ here on the #SETI@home channel,​ and follow curated SETI@home & science news through [[https://​setiathomeirclinks.blogspot.com]].** ​
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 You might find the following **SETI & SETI@home historical backgrounders & references** useful : ​ You might find the following **SETI & SETI@home historical backgrounders & references** useful : ​
  
 +  * //​SETI@home,​ the Alien-Hunting Project for the Nonscientist,​ Turns 20 - The Ringer (2019/​5/​24)//​ [[https://​www.theringer.com/​tech/​2019/​5/​24/​18637942/​seti-home-aliens-citizen-science-extraterrestrial-life-20th-anniversary]]
   * //A Brief History of Scientists Searching for Extraterrestrial Life - There'​s still no sign of alien life, but that hasn't stopped researchers from looking for the past 50 years (2015)// [[https://​www.vice.com/​en_ca/​article/​jmaawd/​a-brief-history-of-scientists-searching-for-extraterrestrial-life-124]]   * //A Brief History of Scientists Searching for Extraterrestrial Life - There'​s still no sign of alien life, but that hasn't stopped researchers from looking for the past 50 years (2015)// [[https://​www.vice.com/​en_ca/​article/​jmaawd/​a-brief-history-of-scientists-searching-for-extraterrestrial-life-124]]
   * //A Brief History of SETI@home - How astronomers deputized early internet users to help find alien civilizations (2017)// [[https://​www.theatlantic.com/​science/​archive/​2017/​05/​aliens-on-your-packard-bell/​527445/​]]   * //A Brief History of SETI@home - How astronomers deputized early internet users to help find alien civilizations (2017)// [[https://​www.theatlantic.com/​science/​archive/​2017/​05/​aliens-on-your-packard-bell/​527445/​]]
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 //All our thanks to AfterNET & [[users:​rubin|Rubin]] for making our presence here possible (amongst many other [[https://​www.afternet.org/​users|users]] and [[https://​www.afternet.org/​channels/​home?​s[]=pages|channels with pages]]), and to [[users:​rubin|Rubin]] & [[users:​gatewayy|Gatewayy]] for providing precious technical expertise and tips.// ​ //All our thanks to AfterNET & [[users:​rubin|Rubin]] for making our presence here possible (amongst many other [[https://​www.afternet.org/​users|users]] and [[https://​www.afternet.org/​channels/​home?​s[]=pages|channels with pages]]), and to [[users:​rubin|Rubin]] & [[users:​gatewayy|Gatewayy]] for providing precious technical expertise and tips.// ​
  
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