"I really liked running this computation on Charity Engine — we actually did use a planetary-scale computer to settle a longstanding open question whose answer is 42."
Third time’s a charm: just weeks after cracking an elusive problem involving the number 42, mathematicians have found a solution to an even harder problem for the number 3.
"Baker paid special tribute to the contributions of Rosetta@Home and Charity Engine volunteers, who are acknowledged in the Science paper.
We always donate some computing to science, and Rosetta@home is one of the most worthwhile medical research projects out there.
"Last week, we brought you seven innovative ways to cool a scientific computer.
The gauge is on 100%, the List is confirmed, the prize draw will begin on Tuesday May 19th.
You can see your prize draw entries here and on the List of Entries here.
Good luck everyone!
We never heard back from the winner of the December prize draw, so that $1000 prize has been donated to CARE International, specifically towards the Nepal earthquake, and match-funded by another £500.
Please remember; if you win a prize, email is the only way we can contact you!
Charity Engine 'wholeheartedly recommended' by De Correspondent (Dutch), article also available in English via Google Translate.
The winning ticket is confirmed as 28094678
Congratulations to User 0423, Renato Ponce, who has just won $1000!
The gauge is already counting towards the next draw, see you next time!
The List is now final and the date is set: next draw will begin Tuesday Feb 24!
Good luck, everyone!