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SETI@home 3.08

The Search for Extraterrestrial Intelligence project at Berkeley is one of the most interesting ways of searching for signs of intelligent life throughout the universe. By the use of this free screensaver, users will be assisting in the processing of data collected at the Arecibo radio telescope in Puerto Rico. When users aren't using their terminals, the computer will essentially be examining...

https://setiathome.ssl.berkeley.edu/
SETI@home 3.08

The Search for Extraterrestrial Intelligence project at Berkeley is one of the most interesting ways of searching for signs of intelligent life throughout the universe. By the use of this free screensaver, users will be assisting in the processing of data collected at the Arecibo radio telescope in Puerto Rico. When users aren't using their terminals, the computer will essentially be examining...

https://setiathome.ssl.berkeley.edu/
Electric Sheep 2.6

The title of this rather compelling application is derived from the thought-provoking novel by Philip K. Dick, "Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep?". Essentially, what this open source screen saver does is allow a vast number of computers to communicate with each other to create abstract animations known as "sheep". Visitors can also vote for their favorite "sheep" as well, thereby allowing other...

https://electricsheep.org/
SETI@home 5.2.1

What if a screensaver could be more than just a screensaver? While this may seem like an odd question to pose, a number of screensavers these days function as data analyzers for large-scale scientific endeavors. One of the best known of these screensavers is the SETI@home (Search for Extraterrestrial Intelligence) project. When users install this screensaver, their computer will assist in the...

https://setiathome.ssl.berkeley.edu/