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Message 2096879 - Posted: 31 Mar 2022, 18:58:41 UTC

We're cleaning out our lab at Space Sciences, and saying goodbye to a lot of history.
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Message 2096886 - Posted: 31 Mar 2022, 21:34:22 UTC - in response to Message 2096879.  

We're cleaning out our lab at Space Sciences, and saying goodbye to a lot of history.

Yeah, I noticed that post Eric. Pretty sad, but also leading to two questions:

1. Isn't it time now, to post that SETI@home is not in any hibernation, but that it will never come back again with any public crunching?
There are many here, who still believes that SETI@home, will come back from the hibernation. (I'm not one of those)

2. It's a given that this forum will also go away. So the question is, when will the forum be shut down for good?
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Message 2096993 - Posted: 2 Apr 2022, 18:30:56 UTC - in response to Message 2096886.  

I disagree
their is a vast array of new radio telescopes being built like the Chinese Space Very Long Baseline Interferometry.

https://www.scmp.com/news/china/science/article/3172634/chinese-satellite-set-create-radio-telescope-30-times-size-earth

#witch begs the questions: will SETI@HOME be leasing time on those new arrays?
#does the donate section of the page still work?
#can the SETI@HOME project be bought by another university?
#how much money do they need?

the point is that I feel strongly enough about it to keep trying.
just think of all the vast contributions to technology and science that came from the SETI@HOME project, although their may be little direct profit from the projects intended product (the detection of extraterrestrial intelligence ), its research has lead to many other important scientific and technological advances. Its my opinion that the decline of the SETI@HOME project is an example of universities and research institutions taking their eye of the ball.
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Message 2097954 - Posted: 17 Apr 2022, 16:29:24 UTC - in response to Message 2096879.  

Would you please explain why is the project being closed? Im really worried and sad to see this.
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Message 2097963 - Posted: 17 Apr 2022, 20:37:50 UTC - in response to Message 2097954.  

Would you please explain why is the project being closed? Im really worried and sad to see this.
SETI@home hibernation ;-)

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