Seti Canidate Page Updates???

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posted on Jan, 1 2004 @ 04:48 PM
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How often does Seti update their signal canidate page?
Last time was March of last year.
Anyone know?

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BAKED




posted on Jan, 5 2004 @ 05:52 AM
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Originally posted by baked
How often does Seti update their signal canidate page?
Last time was March of last year.


Hi baked!!

UH - no idea, I'm afraid, as to how often SETI update their candidates page. Sorry


The *last* update I'm aware of is given in the right hand side under "News": "December 4, 2003
Here is a brief summary and current status of our reobservations...."

I imagine it is "simply" that there are *so* many candidates (or, rather, data collected) that need analysing (by the 4820344 or so users of SETI@home!!) that the list itself isn't updated very often??

Certainly, some of the info on the web site seems in need of updating - look, for example, at the "Future Directions" page setiathome.ssl.berkeley.edu...

and note how the project timeline was last updated in Dec 2002 (which *must* be a typo??)

Still, as they are on restricted funds, I'd rather have what money they have channelled into research rather than have constantly updated pages!!





 
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