Choosing BOINC projects

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BOINC is used by many volunteer computing projects. Some are based at universities and research labs, others are run by private groups or individuals. You can participate in any number of these projects.

In deciding whether to participate in a project, read its web site and think about:

The following projects are known to us at BOINC, and we believe that their descriptions are accurate.

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CategoryAreaSponsorSupported platforms
Acoustics@home Physical Science Physics, Underwater acoustics V.I. Ilichev Pacific Oceanological Institute, Far Eastern Federal University, Matrosov Institute for System Dynamics and Control Theory, A.A. Kharkevich Institute for Information Transmission Problems, Dorodnicyn Computing Centre
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Amicable Numbers Mathematics, computing, and games Mathematics Independent
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Asteroids@home Physical Science Astrophysics Charles University in Prague
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BOINC@TACC Multiple applications Multiple scientific areas Texas Advanced Computing Center
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CAS@home Multiple applications Physics, biochemistry, and others Chinese Academy of Sciences
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Citizen Science Grid Multiple applications Molecular biology, Computer Science University of North Dakota
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Climateprediction.net Earth Sciences Climate study Oxford University
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Collatz Conjecture Mathematics, computing, and games Mathematics Independent
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Cosmology@Home Physical Science Astronomy University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
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DBN Upper Bound Mathematics, computing, and games Mathematics Independent
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DENIS@Home Biology and Medicine Medical physiology San Jorge University, Zaragoza, Spain
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Distributed Hardware Evolution Project Mathematics, computing, and games Electrical Engineering University of Sussex
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Einstein@home Physical Science Astrophysics University of Wisconsin - Milwaukee (USA), Max Planck Institute for Gravitational Physics - Hanover (Germany)
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Enigma@Home Mathematics, computing, and games Cryptography Independent
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Gerasim@Home Mathematics, computing, and games Computer engineering Southwest State University (Russia)
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GPUGrid.net Biology and Medicine Molecular simulations of proteins Barcelona Biomedical Research Park (PRBB)
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LHC@home Physical Science Physics CERN (European Organization for Nuclear Research)
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Milkyway@home Physical Science Astronomy Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute
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MindModeling@Home Cognitive science and artificial intelligence Cognitive Science University of Dayton and Wright State University
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Moo! Wrapper Mathematics, computing, and games Cryptography and combinatorics Independent
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nanoHUB@Home Physical Science Nanoscience Purdue University
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NFS@home Mathematics, computing, and games Factorization of large integers California State University Fullerton
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NumberFields@home Mathematics, computing, and games Mathematics Arizona State University, school of Mathematics
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ODLK Mathematics, computing, and games Mathematics Independent
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ODLK1 Mathematics, computing, and games Mathematics Independent
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primaboinca Mathematics, computing, and games Mathematics Hochschule RheinMain University of Applied Sciences
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PrimeGrid Mathematics, computing, and games Mathematics Independent
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Quake Catcher Network Distributed sensing Seismology University of Southern California
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Radioactive@Home Distributed sensing Environmental research BOINC Poland Foundation
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RakeSearch Mathematics, computing, and games Mathematics Karelian Research Center, Russian Academy of Sciences
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RNA World Biology and Medicine Molecular biology Rechenkraft.net e.V.
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Rosetta@home Biology and Medicine Biology University of Washington
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SAT@home Mathematics, computing, and games Computer Science Institute for System Dynamics and Control Theory and Institute for Information Transmission Problems, Russian Academy of Science
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SETI@home Physical Science Astrophysics, astrobiology University of California, Berkeley
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SRBase Mathematics, computing, and games Mathematics Independent
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Universe@Home Physical Science Astronomy University of Warsaw
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World Community Grid Multiple applications Medical, environmental and other humanitarian research IBM Corporate Citizenship
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Yoyo@home Multiple applications Mathematics, physics, evolution Independent
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