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SETI@home/Astropulse

SETI@home is a scientific experiment, based at UC Berkeley, that uses Internet-connected computers in the Search for Extraterrestrial Intelligence (SETI). Astropulse is an extension of SETI@home to search for microsecond duration pulses due to pulsars, evaporating black holes, or ETI.

Project URL: http://setiathome.berkeley.edu/

Geographic Scope: Worldwide

Project Status: Active -recruiting volunteers

Participation Tasks: Classification or tagging, DIY hacking/making, Data analysis, Download software for distributed computing projects,

Start Date: 1999-05-17

Project Contact: korpela@ssl.berkeley.edu

Federal Government Sponsor:

NSF logo NASA logo DOE logo

Other Federal Government Sponsor:

Name of Nonfederal Sponsors: University of California Sun Microsystems Xylinx Planetary Society GPU Users Group Breakthrough Foundation

Fields of Science: Astronomy and space, Computers and technology,

Intended Outcomes: Research development, Individual learning,