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Kaguya impact information available to observers

Amir Alexander • June 04, 2009

Kaguya impact information available to observers

Early Data from Ibuki

Amir Alexander • June 02, 2009

Early Data from Ibuki

SERENDIP Takes a Great Leap Forward

Amir Alexander • May 26, 2009

Just when [email protected] is celebrating its 10th anniversary, its older brother, Project SERENDIP, is getting a general makeover.

Kaguya Set to Strike the Moon

Amir Alexander • May 21, 2009

Kaguya Set to Strike the Moon

Quake Catcher Network: [email protected] Spinoff Tracks Earth-Shakers

Amir Alexander • September 28, 2008

One of the youngest off-springs of [email protected] has been getting a great deal of attention recently. Known as the Quake-Catcher Network (QCN), this distributed computing project makes use of thousands of volunteers' computers to locate and track earthquakes.

From [email protected] to Hominid Fossils: Citizen Cyberscience Reshapes Research Landscape

Amir Alexander • January 15, 2008 • 1

In the beginning was [email protected], the first large-scale volunteer computing project, launched in 1999 with seed money from The Planetary Society. Within months the project had millions of volunteers around the world joining to form the most powerful computer network ever assembled.

Planetary System Detected Around [email protected] Target Star

Amir Alexander • November 08, 2007

A fully formed planetary system, with five different planets of varying sizes and orbits has been found, orbiting a star more than 40 light years away. Significantly, it is the very same star, 55 Cancri, that was one of the chief targets of the [email protected] reobservations at Arecibo in March 2003.

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