GDPR: don't lose your credit statistics!

December 11, 2018

Hi everyone,

glad this news item's subject line grabbed your attention Innocent If you care about your credit statistics at external BOINC statistics sites like you want to quickly read the following post (and its thread):

Please leave your comments and questions over there as well as this post was just meant as an additional heads-up.


GDPR: New Website features and statistics export option

November 28, 2018

We plan to upgrade the Einstein@Home Web site this coming week in order to deploy new features that make our project more GDPR compliant. To that end users will see some new options that I will summarize here.

  • New users may only create an account by registering through the Web site. After your account is created, you may connect to Einstein@Home using a client.

Currently-running all-sky gravitational wave search

August 16, 2018

In order to run a new gravitational wave search on LIGO open data, we are putting the ongoing all-sky gravitational wave search on hold. In part this is because some questions have surfaced related to the de-jittering used in the preparation of the LIGO O2 data. These must first be understood. We will of course make the fullest possible use of the results obtained so far.

Bruce Allen, Einstein@Home Director

M.Alessandra Papa, Lead Scientist for gravitational-wave searches