Einstein@Home officially launched
Most of us have powerful computers at home with fast processors. But for most of the time they are just idling or are used very little. So why wouldn't we donate all this excess and otherwise unused computational power to science and help it advance more rapidly. Today new distributed computing project, Einstein@Home, was officially launched. If you decide to help then your computer will search for spinning neutron stars (also called pulsars) using data from the LIGO and GEO gravitational wave detectors. Help science and join us now! Oh, by the way, if you didn't know, this year is international year of physics.