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BOINC is a software platform for volunteer computing, used by dozens of projects in many areas of science.

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Geographic Scope: Volunteers are worldwide.

Project Status: Active - recruiting volunteers

Participation Tasks: Download software for distributed computing projects,

Start Date: 2002-10-1

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Fields of Science: Astronomy and space, Biology, Chemistry, Climate and weather, Computers and technology, Ecology and environment, Physics

Intended Outcomes: Programmatic, Research development, Civic and community, Individual learning,