Joined: 1 Nov 10
I wonder, how would an actual signal would look on BOINC screensaver? In case scenario if such a signal is found, would it look in some different color... Well, let's say that meanwhile I noticed only three types of graph:
1. White graph in the middle and a wider red graph on top.
2. Red thin one.
3. Red wide one.
Now I must ask, what is the green one? - Hadn't noticed that one before (no, that task isn't yet finished).
Here's an image of what I mean: http://img651.imageshack.us/f/enhanced60313ja10ad1682.png/
Notice 3 waves (or how should I call them anyway) looking quite identical to my eye (can't say if they actually are or no).
Ya, if someone is interested, it's: enhanced 6.03 13ja10ad.16825.147220.127.116.11_0
Now I know I can be wrong and this and that, but why hadn't I saw that green one before and for what does it stand for?
Joined: 9 Jun 99
You won't be able to notice anything from the screen saver. See http://seticlassic.ssl.berkeley.edu/screensaver/index.html for a lot more information about the screen saver.
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Joined: 27 May 07
This is Triplet on your picture:
SETI@home: Glossary of Terms
There is huge amount of such "signals" found so far:
Science status page
More (somehow old but interesting) info:
How SETI@home works
It is useless to try to catch "a signal" by looking on the screen saver (most of us don't use it at all) - it is just pretty pictures (colors don't mean anything)
Mind also this:
SETI@home: Procedures for Public Announcement
"... It is important that participants in the SETI@home project do not get excited when they see signals on their screen and go off on their own making announcements and calling the press. This could be very damaging to the project. ..."
- ALF - "Find out what you don't do well ..... then don't do it!" :)
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