Science United lets you help scientific research projects by giving them computing power. These projects do research in astronomy, physics, biomedicine, mathematics, and environmental science; you can pick the areas you want to support.
You help by installing BOINC, a free program that runs scientific jobs in the background and when you're not using the computer. BOINC is secure and will not affect your normal use of the computer.
Science United is operated by the BOINC project at UC Berkeley. Science United and the research projects it supports are non-profit.
BOINC user? Read this.
Science United is funded by the National Science Foundation, award #1664190, and is based at the University of California, Berkeley. Image credits: CERN and NIAID.
© 2022 UC Berkeley