"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.
Charity Engine: The Even Cheaper Cloud Supercomputer?
Spare Some Idle CPU Cycles For Charity This Season
One day after its 40th birthday, Médecins Sans Frontières MSF (Doctors Without Borders) is the first charity to issue invite codes to Charity Engine. Thanks guys - and happy birthday!
Charity Engine: Donate spare PC power and stand a chance to win a $1m
How cool is this? Anil Singh, winner of our second test prize draw, has asked us to donate the cash value of his prize to Amnesty and CARE. What a gentleman!