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Message 1694881 - Posted: 23 Jun 2015, 21:51:52 UTC

We put out a call on Twitter and Facebook for questions for our scientists and engineers. We picked seven of the submissions and had our team give short answers.

https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLx7CiYXTFBwjKF01pWr2IGMvgWazItXP3

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Message 1695070 - Posted: 24 Jun 2015, 9:33:06 UTC
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NICE!

but this, on my work computer is without sound... :/


also, I have one Q:
- Has SETI started to easedrop on all planets in Habitable zone (even jovian, 'cause of the moons)?
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Message 1706641 - Posted: 30 Jul 2015, 10:07:31 UTC

Over the last week or so I haven't been able to download new tasks to complete. This seems to be sporadic and then I get a new batch to be getting on with. What is the problem? Are there too many of us doing the work and not enough units to go around?
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Message 1706648 - Posted: 30 Jul 2015, 10:56:09 UTC - in response to Message 1706641.

Over the last week or so I haven't been able to download new tasks to complete. This seems to be sporadic and then I get a new batch to be getting on with. What is the problem? Are there too many of us doing the work and not enough units to go around?

i have same problem. :/

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Message 1706678 - Posted: 30 Jul 2015, 17:53:58 UTC

Me as well, I haven't been able to get any new work units for a while now (at least a few days but maybe longer) and my computer is sitting idle waiting for work units to work on!!!!
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Message 1706686 - Posted: 30 Jul 2015, 18:16:08 UTC

This is the News forum.

For any technical question please use the Number Crunching forum where you will almost certainly get an answer.

In the Number Crunching forum look for the "Panic Mode on Server Problems" thread which should have the latest info and observations as to any problems.

In this case there were changes being made to the database that meant longer than usual downtime.
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Message 1706687 - Posted: 30 Jul 2015, 18:17:24 UTC - in response to Message 1706678.

Hey guys/gals please refer to Panic on the Server thread

http://setiathome.berkeley.edu/forum_thread.php?id=77774

in regards to the server issues over the last few days.

This is the wrong area to post questions about the server. I know the name is misleading.

It refers to a series of question and answer videos they did with the staff.
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Message 1706895 - Posted: 31 Jul 2015, 3:59:16 UTC

OK... I have a question. I haven't been active in a few years but came back after the Breakthrough donation. I am curious though given that you have the Allen Telescope Array, why the data from that project hasn't been included in SETI@home, why are we still only Arecibo? Also along those same lines, the ATA was never really finished as a result of lack of funding, though is up and running with what was installed, will any of the funding from Breakthrough go to finish it?

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Message 1706905 - Posted: 31 Jul 2015, 4:50:43 UTC

Because it takes time and effort to get the hardware on site to do the collection for SETI@Home, the software modified, tested and distributed. And besides I don't think S@H know yet how much of the pot they have got.
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Message 1706967 - Posted: 31 Jul 2015, 13:00:15 UTC - in response to Message 1706895.

OK... I have a question. I haven't been active in a few years but came back after the Breakthrough donation. I am curious though given that you have the Allen Telescope Array, why the data from that project hasn't been included in SETI@home, why are we still only Arecibo? Also along those same lines, the ATA was never really finished as a result of lack of funding, though is up and running with what was installed, will any of the funding from Breakthrough go to finish it?

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The ATA is managed by the SETI Institute, which has nothing to do with SETI@home.
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Message 1707150 - Posted: 31 Jul 2015, 22:08:38 UTC

Question: When will we be able to view a published official budget for Seti@Home?
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Message 1708837 - Posted: 5 Aug 2015, 12:33:31 UTC

The "help" button on the Seti display isn't very helpful!

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You don't have permission to access /wiki/Simple_view on this server.

Apache/2.2.15 (Scientific Linux) Server at boinc.berkeley.edu Port 80

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Message 1708841 - Posted: 5 Aug 2015, 13:02:57 UTC - in response to Message 1708837.
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That help button points to a page on the BOINC Wiki, hosted on the BOINC servers (it is not a SETI thing!). The BOINC servers crashed recently and were down for a couple days while they worked on bringing it back up. What you're seeing is a residual side-effect of things being restored from backup.

Ageless usually reads these forums and can report it to the appropriate person.

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Message 1708844 - Posted: 5 Aug 2015, 13:10:21 UTC - in response to Message 1708841.

Already done so, yesterday. But because the whole file system on the original server crashed, and it got corrupted, it is possible parts are gone. I strictly hope it isn't all the Wiki's.
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Message 1708990 - Posted: 5 Aug 2015, 20:33:43 UTC - in response to Message 1708844.

And both Wiki's are back. With nothing lost, but instead even an update on Mediawiki on the User Wiki as well.
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Message 1715090 - Posted: 19 Aug 2015, 5:01:54 UTC

When arew you going to collect my work units? There are three pages waiting.
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Message 1715138 - Posted: 19 Aug 2015, 6:15:43 UTC - in response to Message 1715090.

When arew you going to collect my work units? There are three pages waiting.

Look at the Panic Mode ON - Server Issues threads in the Number Crunching Forum.
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