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Message 2025074 - Posted: 26 Dec 2019, 15:02:43 UTC

My SETI@HOME graph is saying Breakthrough Listen... What does this mean?
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Message 2025084 - Posted: 26 Dec 2019, 16:10:16 UTC

SETI@Home processes some of the data collected under the "Breakthrough Listening Project" umberella - a global project set up by a very wealthy Russian businessman. If you look at the name of the tasks we are processing you see some (many) start with "BLC", the data for these tasks was collected at the Green Bank Telescope, funded by the Breakthrough Listening Project.
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Message 2025085 - Posted: 26 Dec 2019, 16:10:35 UTC - in response to Message 2025074.  
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Breakthrough Listen is now the source of most of the project's data, the work units that start with "blc".
Edit: Mostly beaten to it as well lol.
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