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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 or HTC Power To Give app from the Google Play Store.

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Computing power
Top 100 volunteers · Statistics
Active: 413,723 volunteers, 364,980 computers.
24-hour average: 7.193 PetaFLOPS.
jiri kovar is contributing 30,820 GFLOPS.
Country: Czech Republic; Team: LITOMYSL Boinc Team Czech Republic
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BOINCstats/BAM! seeks donations
BOINCstats/BAM! needs donations for server and network costs. Please support these valuable resources for BOINC users. 22 Sep 2014, 4:50:28 UTC · Comment

Paper describes use of BOINC in India.
The paper De Novo Assembly in Your Own Lab: Virtual Supercomputer Using Volunteer Computing appeared in the British Journal of Research. 11 Sep 2014, 17:45:43 UTC · Comment

BOINC servers down Thursday 17 July
This web site, along with Trac, Pootle, and other BOINC server functions, will be off-line on Thursday 17 July due to machine room power-system maintenance. 16 Jul 2014, 5:44:20 UTC · Comment

ATLAS@Home launched at CERN

ATLAS@Home is a new project from the ATLAS experiment at CERN. Their current app simulates the creation and decay of supersymmetric bosons and fermions. Participants will need to install VirtualBox.
25 Jun 2014, 2:10:42 UTC · Comment

BOINC Workshop to be held in Budapest
The 10th BOINC Workshop will be held at the SZTAKI Institute in Budapest, 29 Sept to 2 Oct 2014. 20 May 2014, 5:58:04 UTC · Comment

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