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Message 1660508 - Posted: 1 Apr 2015, 22:21:05 UTC

Check out this new animated map showing SETI@home data transmissions during a 5 minute period within the last 24 hours (updated regularly - click on image to view):

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Message 1660511 - Posted: 1 Apr 2015, 22:30:30 UTC - in response to Message 1660508.  

Hi Matt,
Neat images, wonder if it could be used as a S@H screensaver?

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Message 1660518 - Posted: 1 Apr 2015, 22:56:33 UTC - in response to Message 1660508.  

Check out this new animated map showing SETI@home data transmissions during a 5 minute period within the last 24 hours (updated regularly - click on image to view):

Thanks Matt!

That is so cool !!!
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Message 1660526 - Posted: 1 Apr 2015, 23:21:46 UTC

WHOA!!! That is so COOL!
Some where in the back of my mind I knew the data transfer to/from SETI@home was a lot and continuous (except when the system was down for checking, updates or repairs). This display is a good show of that data moving around the world. (But I am almost sure it shows just part of what really moves from SETI to the World and back.)
This was a very Interesting 10 minutes ... and I have bookmarked the site to watch it again soon.
I hope, in my life time, Life from another planet is found.
We may never be able to communicate with them, because of the distance they are from us, but I will be happy just knowing they are out there.
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Message 1660580 - Posted: 2 Apr 2015, 3:20:38 UTC

Very cool! It's neat to think some of those are coming from my computer!
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Message 1660633 - Posted: 2 Apr 2015, 6:28:26 UTC - in response to Message 1660508.  

Does not work in IE 11 win 7.0.

Work in Chrome, but with some subreposition of texto with the logos.
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Message 1660645 - Posted: 2 Apr 2015, 7:16:10 UTC - in response to Message 1660633.  

Does not work in IE 11 win 7.0.

Work in Chrome, but with some subreposition of texto with the logos.


Sorry to here that but no prob here with IE 11 , ....just clicked on picture and it open'd and was working

Sounds like you have a problem ......I'm running Win 7
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Message 1660684 - Posted: 2 Apr 2015, 9:56:49 UTC - in response to Message 1660633.  

Does not work in IE 11 win 7.0.

Work in Chrome, but with some subreposition of texto with the logos.


Works perfectly fine here in IE 11 on Windows 7.

The animation is really cool too.
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Message 1660693 - Posted: 2 Apr 2015, 10:41:42 UTC

Works fine in Firefox developers edition (ex Aurora) Shame about Africa ....
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Message 1660720 - Posted: 2 Apr 2015, 13:18:52 UTC

Thumbs up!
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Message 1660729 - Posted: 2 Apr 2015, 13:46:02 UTC

That is pretty fun to watch. I just killed about 15 minutes without realizing it.
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Message 1660746 - Posted: 2 Apr 2015, 14:30:43 UTC

Why is Canada so quiet??
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Message 1660755 - Posted: 2 Apr 2015, 14:43:24 UTC
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No problem on Chrome.

I too 'lost' 10 minutes, looking at it.

Haven't used a Screensaver in years. But I would love to have this, on one of my Computers.
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Message 1660781 - Posted: 2 Apr 2015, 15:44:54 UTC - in response to Message 1660511.  

Neat images, wonder if it could be used as a S@H screensaver?


Why bother with screensavers anymore? Simply open up the page in your web browser and press F11 to go full-screen. Leave it up on your monitor for an awesome display! :-D
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Message 1660805 - Posted: 2 Apr 2015, 18:06:01 UTC - in response to Message 1660633.  

Does not work in IE 11 win 7.0.

Work in Chrome, but with some subreposition of texto with the logos.

Also have the SETI logo problem in both IE/Chrome, but if you maximize or goes full screen it looks as it should :)
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Message 1660811 - Posted: 2 Apr 2015, 18:18:33 UTC

very nice! But why not more users?! The World is sooooo big and only a couple of flying points around the world?
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Message 1660815 - Posted: 2 Apr 2015, 18:31:41 UTC - in response to Message 1660811.  
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There are 8 billion people on this planet. SETI@home has approximately 100,000+ users last I recall, and most of those aren't hardcore users crunching away 24/7/365 (meaning you won't see their blips very often). Fact is, there just isn't a lot of people crunching in a relative sense.
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Message 1660818 - Posted: 2 Apr 2015, 18:36:37 UTC - in response to Message 1660811.  

very nice! But why not more users?! The World is sooooo big and only a couple of flying points around the world?

If you notice it uses ip2location

Going to that page it reports my ip address as "London" with a north London postcode and I am definitely south London. That is just where my ISP registers its ip addresses.

By the look of the map it is only using data from the larger cities.
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Message 1660846 - Posted: 2 Apr 2015, 19:59:03 UTC

So cool!!
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Message 1660939 - Posted: 3 Apr 2015, 1:34:38 UTC - in response to Message 1660508.  

That's cool... Makes me think of the old Missile Command arcade game... That map, graphics, and point of view would make for an interesting modern remake of that game....
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