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Use the idle time on your computer (Windows, Mac, Linux, or Android) to cure diseases, study global warming, discover pulsars, and do many other types of scientific research. It's safe, secure, and easy:

  1. Choose projects
  2. Download BOINC software
  3. Enter an email address and password.

Or, if you run several projects, try an account manager such as GridRepublic or BAM!.

For Android devices, download the BOINC app from the Google Play Store or (for Kindle) the Amazon App Store.

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Computing power
Top 100 volunteers · Statistics
Active: 238,846 volunteers, 395,410 computers.
24-hour average: 10.101 PetaFLOPS.
bundaboy is contributing 5,279 GFLOPS.
Country: Czech Republic; Team: Czech National Team
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New AWS BOINC server image available.
A new BOINC server image for AWS is now available, making it easy to deploy a BOINC server in the Amazon cloud. 17 Nov 2015, 20:13:34 UTC · Comment

Dealing with unpredictable job sizes
The paper "Subdividing Long-Running, Variable-Length Analyses Into Short, Fixed-Length BOINC Workunits" recently appeared in the Journal of Grid Computing. 20 Oct 2015, 20:13:21 UTC · Comment

BOINC:FAST2015 conference proceedings available
The BOINC:FAST 2015 conference was held 14-18 Sept. at the Karelian Research Centre of Russian Academy of Sciences. Slides are available online. 7 Oct 2015, 21:02:31 UTC · Comment

Welcome SRBase
SRBase is a mathematical research project trying to solve Sierpinski / Riesel Bases up to 1030. 7 Oct 2015, 20:57:59 UTC · Comment

BOINC wallpaper
A BOINC wallpaper image created by Francois Normandin:

26 Sep 2015, 6:30:35 UTC · Comment

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