"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.
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