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Message 1166161 - Posted: 29 Oct 2011, 4:11:35 UTC


Project/Task Subtotals Total
SETI@home 166,200
Database normalization (in order to co-analyze multiple project data sets) 10,000
NTPCker development
Candidate production code - $20000
Scoring - $10000
Presentation (web development for both internal/external purposes) - $10000 40,000
RFI rejection (algorithms, analysis, implementation) 20,000
Multiple frequency observing (requires client and backend modifications) 30,000
Continued radar blanking development 30,000
Client maintenance/development 30,000
Preparation for followup observations 6,200

Astropulse 60,000
Continued maintenance 10,000
Further development 20,000
Data analysis 30,000

Systems/Day-to-day operations 322,000
Internet bandwidth (monthly costs and improvements)
General costs (same as last year)- $32000
Bring 1Gbit connection to the lab - $80000 112,000
Database administration and support 60,000
Systems administration and support 120,000
Server maintenance and performance monitoring 20,000
Web site development/maintenance 10,000

Total: $548,200

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Message 1166217 - Posted: 29 Oct 2011, 13:40:05 UTC - in response to Message 1166161.

That's all it costs per year. Obviously more money would allow them to do more, such as hire additional help.

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Message 1166259 - Posted: 29 Oct 2011, 17:34:59 UTC - in response to Message 1166162.

Mark, my point is that science is getting a huge bang for the buck.
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Message 1166261 - Posted: 29 Oct 2011, 17:44:28 UTC - in response to Message 1166259.

Indeed, consider that this is less than $5/year per active user.

Mark, my point is that science is getting a huge bang for the buck.


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Message 1166269 - Posted: 29 Oct 2011, 18:24:09 UTC

Mark, my point is that science is getting a huge bang for the buck.

Indeed, consider that this is less than $5/year per active user.

An Economic Plan that works. WOW! Shoot it off to the Super Committee right away!

No, don't give them the credit for saving The US Financial System. Get this Plan to The White House Now!

I knew you DEM/Libs could save US!

Dull but Not Bankrupted, yet.
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Message 1166270 - Posted: 29 Oct 2011, 18:33:38 UTC - in response to Message 1166269.

Dull, how does your comment pertain to this thread?
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Message 1166276 - Posted: 29 Oct 2011, 19:27:15 UTC - in response to Message 1166270.

For Dull to be on point, he'd go off agenda, and we can't have that.

Dull, how does your comment pertain to this thread?


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Message 1166324 - Posted: 29 Oct 2011, 23:05:42 UTC - in response to Message 1166281.

Mark, thank goodness, I was afraid he was having a medical issue.
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Message 1166356 - Posted: 30 Oct 2011, 1:33:04 UTC - in response to Message 1166325.

as fine as he's likely to get that is.
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Message 1166419 - Posted: 30 Oct 2011, 11:40:40 UTC

For Dull to be on point, he'd go off agenda, and we can't have that.

Just Dull being his quixotic self

Mark, thank goodness, I was afraid he was having a medical issue

as fine as he's likely to get that is.

Sho wish I be allowed to make personel comments about SETIzens.

Dull, how does your comment pertain to this thread?

How do the above comments about me pertain to this thread: Cost to run SETI?

Dull. What does it cost me?
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Message 1166478 - Posted: 30 Oct 2011, 16:16:50 UTC - in response to Message 1166419.
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Ah, poor Dull, people are laughing at you -- and you who focus always on mild comments about others all the time. I mean why would they do that.

Concept of reap/sow might enter into the equation.

For Dull to be on point, he'd go off agenda, and we can't have that.

Just Dull being his quixotic self

Mark, thank goodness, I was afraid he was having a medical issue

as fine as he's likely to get that is.

Sho wish I be allowed to make personel comments about SETIzens.

Dull, how does your comment pertain to this thread?

How do the above comments about me pertain to this thread: Cost to run SETI?

Dull. What does it cost me?

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Message 1166486 - Posted: 30 Oct 2011, 16:38:42 UTC - in response to Message 1166478.

lets also not forget his wonderful means of quoting people. Ever hear of using the "quote" tab instead of the "BOLD" that makes it easier to read and less like you are attempting to emphasize something, Which bold typing is typically used for
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Message 1166540 - Posted: 30 Oct 2011, 18:52:22 UTC

so much for discussing the space program...Oh and congratulations on derailing the thread.


Ah, poor Dull, people are laughing at you

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Dull, so Laughingly Dull
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Message 1166552 - Posted: 30 Oct 2011, 19:48:37 UTC - in response to Message 1166540.

Dull, Dull, pay attention,

That thread seemingly got derailed when the railing turned out to be to blame Obama for making a choice between welfare fraud and NASA. As rational people might realize, that is truly a straw man -- and a thread derailing approach.


so much for discussing the space program...Oh and congratulations on derailing the thread


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Message 1166590 - Posted: 31 Oct 2011, 1:06:49 UTC - in response to Message 1166552.

Dull, Dull, pay attention,

That thread seemingly got derailed when the railing turned out to be to blame Obama for making a choice between welfare fraud and NASA. As rational people might realize, that is truly a straw man -- and a thread derailing approach.


so much for discussing the space program...Oh and congratulations on derailing the thread


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I think the thread Is this all it costs to run S@H ? got killed when you replied to a post that was obviously in the wrong thread.

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Message 1166626 - Posted: 31 Oct 2011, 6:34:00 UTC - in response to Message 1166590.

Fair enough, Gary, it's all on me. Whew, glad you feel better now <smile>


I think the thread Is this all it costs to run S@H ? got killed when you replied to a post that was obviously in the wrong thread.

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