About 30 science projects use BOINC; examples include Rosetta@home, Einstein@Home, and IBM World Community Grid. These projects investigate diseases, study global warming, discover pulsars, and do many other types of scientific research.
You can participate in either of two ways:
BOINC is a platform for high-throughput computing on a large scale (thousands or millions of computers). It can be used for volunteer computing (using consumer devices) or grid computing (using organizational resources). It supports virtualized, parallel, and GPU-based applications.
BOINC is distributed under the LGPL open source license. It can be used for commercial purposes, and applications need not be open source.
Rosetta@home expands COVID-19 research
The computing power supplied by BOINC volunteers is allowing Rosetta@home to do exciting new research in the fight against COVID-19.
9 Jul 2020, 6:28:00 UTC · Discuss
Article about WCG on Raspberry Pi
Check out Volunteer your Raspberry Pi to IBM’s World Community Grid, an article in the Raspberry Pi blog.
1 Jul 2020, 8:29:58 UTC · Discuss
The Einstein@Home project has released a video describing their search for continuous gravitational waves.
15 May 2020, 20:35:57 UTC · Discuss
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