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Message 681475 - Posted: 20 Nov 2007, 14:01:18 UTC

List here all the breakthroughs that BOINC-projects have done so far. Any medicine technology breakthroughs yet?



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Message 682949 - Posted: 23 Nov 2007, 6:22:50 UTC - in response to Message 681475.

List here all the breakthroughs that BOINC-projects have done so far. Any medicine technology breakthroughs yet?


No any breakthroughs? I cannot believe that.

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Message 683040 - Posted: 23 Nov 2007, 12:43:14 UTC - in response to Message 682949.
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List here all the breakthroughs that BOINC-projects have done so far. Any medicine technology breakthroughs yet?


No any breakthroughs? I cannot believe that.

Science progress does not depend on breakthroughs but on patient work, often unrewarded. The French call it "piocher".
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Message 694486 - Posted: 25 Dec 2007, 9:15:18 UTC - in response to Message 683040.

Science progress does not depend on breakthroughs but on patient work, often unrewarded. The French call it "piocher".


Well, actually I mean major discoveries or at least some kind of a discovery. PrimeGrid has found many new prime numbers, hasn't it? How about the other BOINC projects? World Community Grid's Help Defeat Cancer is over. Did it find anything?

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Message 694856 - Posted: 27 Dec 2007, 1:22:46 UTC - in response to Message 694486.

Science progress does not depend on breakthroughs but on patient work, often unrewarded. The French call it "piocher".


Well, actually I mean major discoveries or at least some kind of a discovery. PrimeGrid has found many new prime numbers, hasn't it? How about the other BOINC projects? World Community Grid's Help Defeat Cancer is over. Did it find anything?

If you go to their site you'll find a lot of information on what has been done and what they are planning to do next. I am running Einstein@home in the hope of detecting a gravitational wave from a pulsar and QMC@home in applying the MonteCarlo method to the study of organic molecules. I haven't seen any breakthrough so far and I am not expecting any. But I am still plodding ahead. There is a new BOINC project. Lattice, which seems very promising but I don't have the computing power to enlist. My PII is already overloaded. Cheers.
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Message 696084 - Posted: 31 Dec 2007, 0:10:52 UTC

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Million digit prime number found... 13th largest known prime to date

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Message 696335 - Posted: 31 Dec 2007, 23:10:04 UTC - in response to Message 683040.
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Science progress does not depend on breakthroughs but on patient work, often unrewarded.

I have to agree.

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Message 698084 - Posted: 7 Jan 2008, 5:48:40 UTC

I've forgotten the link(s), but aren't there several projects (like S@H and Folding@Home) proven to be faster/more powerful than certain supercomputers? That would be an accomplishment.


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