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Use the idle time on your computer (Windows, Mac, Linux, or Android) to cure diseases, study global warming, discover pulsars, and do many other types of scientific research. It's safe, secure, and easy:

  1. Choose projects
  2. Download BOINC software
  3. Enter an email address and password.

Or, if you run several projects, try an account manager such as GridRepublic or BAM!.

For Android devices, download the BOINC or HTC Power To Give app from the Google Play Store.

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Computing power
Top 100 volunteers · Statistics
Active: 225,811 volunteers, 914,813 computers.
24-hour average: 7.291 PetaFLOPS.
Randal Stewart is contributing 4,579 GFLOPS.
Country: United States
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News

BOINC Pentathlon announced
SETI.Germany invites all BOINC teams to the BOINC Pentathlon. The competition is battled out in five disciplines at five projects between May 5 and May 19. 16 Apr 2015, 6:44:07 UTC · Comment


BOINC talk at MICS
David Anderson gave a keynote talk about BOINC at the 2015 Midwest Instruction and Computing Symposium (MICS) at the Univ. of North Dakota on April 10, 2015. 14 Apr 2015, 20:27:53 UTC · Comment


Alantu seeks beta testers
Alantu, a mobile computing startup using BOINC, seeks beta testers. 14 Apr 2015, 7:08:27 UTC · Comment


Welcome DENIS@Home
Welcome to DENIS@Home, a new project from San Jorge University in Zaragoza, Spain. DENIS@Home does cardiac electrophysiological simulations, studying the electrical activity of the heart. 8 Apr 2015, 19:13:33 UTC · Comment


BOINC 7.4.42 released for Windows and Mac
A new version of BOINC is ready for public use. You can download it here. See the release notes and version history for details. 24 Mar 2015, 17:30:49 UTC · Comment


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