Name Your Own Planet!

March 2nd, 2005 | Filed under: Computing, Future, Internet, Mapping, Technology | No Comments »

The PlanetQuest Collaboratory, a privately funded project by Gutelius (Stanford University) and Doyle (SETI Institute in California), will turn your personal computer into a planet searching machine through a [email protected]-like network. Unlike [email protected], the interface is more interactive and connects to potentially 10 dedicated telescopes, compared to SETI’s single shared telescope. Your chances to find & name your own planet? 1:3000 – 1:5000.

via Wired

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