What is SETI@home?
SETI@home is a scientific experiment that harnesses the power
of hundreds of thousands of Internet-connected computers in the
Search for Extraterrestrial Intelligence (SETI). You participate by
running a free program or "client" that downloads and analyzes radio telescope
Since the start of the project, more than 3
million users have downloaded the
SETI@home client, and at this time about 540,000 users are actively participating.
SETI@home is now holds the Guinness World Record for the largest computation
done on earth -- more than 670,000
years of computing time have been accumulated.
The latest total
statistics are available from the SETI@home