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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 hazardous ​journey. Low wages, bitter ​netsplits, long hours of complete idling, overheating CPU's and GPUs. Safe return doubtful ​if your beverage isn'​t ​caffeinated. Honour and recognition in event of technosignal detection.” ​- ErnestAfternetShackleton@setiathome.berkeley.edu//+//“Men and Women wanted for 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 computers such as yours in the Search for Extraterrestrial Intelligence,​ needs your help to process data received from the Arecibo, GBT, LOFAR, MeerKatMWA & Parkes radiotelescopes. Join us today at** [[https://​setiathome.berkeley.edu]] +**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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  Worldwide Data Transfers Map [[https://​setiathome.berkeley.edu/​kiosk/​]]  Worldwide Data Transfers Map [[https://​setiathome.berkeley.edu/​kiosk/​]]
  
-Questions or comments ? Want to commiserate with fellow data crunchers on tuesdays'​ maintenance outages ? Afraid you'll be abducted if we contact aliens ? Concerned that they are already here mutilating cows, burning our lawns and experimenting on us, or worried sick that we might really be alone in this humongous Universe ? You can reach our IRC channel to discuss these issues (and others) through your favorite client, or through AfterNET'​s web portal at [[https://​www.afternet.org/​qwebirc/?​randomnick=1&​channels=SETI@home]].+Questions, thoughts ​or comments ? Want to commiserate with fellow data crunchers on tuesdays'​ maintenance outages ? Afraid you'll be abducted ​or decimated ​if we contact aliens ? Concerned that they are already here mutilating cows, burning our lawns and experimenting on us, or worried sick that we might really be alone in this humongous Universe ? You can reach our IRC channel to discuss these issues (and others) through your favorite client, or through AfterNET'​s web portal at [[https://​www.afternet.org/​qwebirc/?​randomnick=1&​channels=SETI@home]].
  
-Visiting the SETI@home channel means you have read and accepted the [[policies:​aup|Acceptable Use Policy]] section. Thank you for not trolling, spammingor being rude/​disrespectful toward other users.+Visiting the SETI@home channel means you have read and accepted the [[policies:​aup|Acceptable Use Policy]] section. Thank you for not trolling, spamming or being rude/​disrespectful toward other users.
  
-{{https://​setiathome.berkeley.edu/​img/​pb_boinc.gif}} SETI@home is one of many projects powered by BOINC: [[https://​boinc.berkeley.edu]]+{{https://​setiathome.berkeley.edu/​img/​pb_boinc.gif}} SETI@home is one of many dc projects powered by BOINC: [[https://​boinc.berkeley.edu]] 
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 +{{https://​i.imgur.com/​7FIYrC0.jpg}} Flag of Earth - SETI Site [[http://​www.flagofearth.org/​]] 
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 +//“It is in our nature to explore, to reach out into the unknown. The only true failure would be not to explore at all.” -- Sir Ernest Shackleton, b. on Feb. 15th, 1874//
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-You might find the following **SETI & SETI@home historical backgrounders** 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/​]]
 +  * //It’s time to start taking the search for E.T. seriously, astronomers say - Some scientists are pushing for NASA to make looking for alien technology an official goal (2019/​01/​28)//​ [[https://​www.sciencenews.org/​article/​astronomers-say-time-start-taking-search-aliens-seriously]]
   * //De SETI@home à BOINC - very comprehensive pages (in French) on SETI@home & BOINC by Thierry Lombry// [[http://​www.astrosurf.com/​luxorion/​seti-athome.htm]]   * //De SETI@home à BOINC - very comprehensive pages (in French) on SETI@home & BOINC by Thierry Lombry// [[http://​www.astrosurf.com/​luxorion/​seti-athome.htm]]
 +  * //List of radio telescopes//​ [[https://​en.wikipedia.org/​wiki/​List_of_radio_telescopes]]
 +  * //SETI@home & Science IRC Links// [[https://​setiathomeirclinks.blogspot.com]]
  
-**Bonus Music Videos** :+**Bonus Music ** :
    
   * //A-HA - Minor Earth Major Sky (Official Music Video)// [[https://​www.youtube.com/​watch?​v=BJxII1C0QjM]]   * //A-HA - Minor Earth Major Sky (Official Music Video)// [[https://​www.youtube.com/​watch?​v=BJxII1C0QjM]]
   * //Solee - Ghostpunk (Original Mix)// [[https://​www.youtube.com/​watch?​v=KwGWNQgkWGA]]   * //Solee - Ghostpunk (Original Mix)// [[https://​www.youtube.com/​watch?​v=KwGWNQgkWGA]]
   * //Moby - We Are All Made of Stars (Official Music Video)// [[https://​www.youtube.com/​watch?​v=x1rFAaAKpVc]]   * //Moby - We Are All Made of Stars (Official Music Video)// [[https://​www.youtube.com/​watch?​v=x1rFAaAKpVc]]
 +  * //Tony Anderson - Diana (A gorgious night at the geographical south pole (Keck Telescope Array, Amundsen-Scott South Pole Station, Antarctica - 6 mins timelapse music video)// [[https://​youtu.be/​t57DPnH06V0]]
 +  * //​Hirschmilch Electronic Web Radio// [[https://​www.internet-radio.com/​station/​hirschmilchelectronicaac/​]]
  
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-== All our thanks to AfterNET & Rubin for making our presence here possible, and to Rubin & 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.//  
- --- //​[[listechats@yahoo.com|Yendred]] 2019/01/22 15:02//+ 
 + --- //​[[listechats@yahoo.com|Yendred]] 2019/01/22 15:02 - last updated 2019/05/31//