Dan Werthimer

May. 22, 2009

Happy Birthday, SETI@Home

For ten years, people have been donating processing time on their personal computers to sift the cosmic radio spectrum for signals from extraterrestrials. We'll talk with the lead scientist on the project about the hunt, and SETI in general.

seti, boinc, distributed computing

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