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What is SETI@home ?

SETI@home is a scientific experiment that harnesses the power of hundreds of thousands of Internet-connected computers in the Search for Extraterrestrial Intelligence (SETI).

You can participate by running a free program that downloads and analyzes radio telescope data. There's a small but captivating possibility that your computer will detect the faint murmur of a civilization beyond Earth.


Step One:

  • Download and install the SETI@home software HERE. A new window will open. The SETI@home software will lead you through the process of setting up your user account and password. After you have completed this step, come back here.

Step Two:

  • Once you have installed the SETI@home software, click below to join the TechDictionary SETI team.

    TechDictionary SETI team

Step Three:

  • That's it! You're now part of the TechDictionary SETI Team! Plus, you're taking an active part in one of the grandest experiments in human history.
  • We'll update our main page daily with our current statistics, so check back often! And thanks for being a part of theTechDictionary SETI Team.

Good luck in your search for extraterrestrials!

PS. Don't get discouraged if it takes a bit of time to finish your first series.

For more detailed information, check the UCBerkeley SETI@home website