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12
Mar 99
Fri

SETI@Home

The latest in “hey that’s neat!” geekware. The University of California is enlisting the help of computers across the world in processing radio signals collected by the Arecibo radio telescope that’s part of the SETI program, monitoring the radio waves for any sign of intelligent life. The program will act as a screensaver, downloading raw data from Arecibo to a computer, and as your computer analyses the data, a frequency graph is displayed. Allegedly, a quarter million people have already signed up for it. Go here to find out more.