1) Forums : General Topics : Why do you participate in Cosmology@Home? Who is the \"most surprising\" participant? (Message 9641)
Posted 7 Nov 2011 by andrew
Why am I donating 25% of my (24/7) computer time to C@H? Because this work is important! Much of it is way over my head, but I get the 'John and Betty' explanation on the home page. I merely have an associate diploma while the ppl behind C@H are PHuDs. I have a computer that would otherwise spend an inordinate time 'NO-OPing' whilst waiting for me to press a key or move the mouse. It might as well do Real Science whilst it awaits my pleasure...

Who am I? Just some old guy who has always had a keen interest in science, especially astronomy-cosmology. If I don't have the smarts to be a scientist, I can at least donate my spare CPU cycles to aid those who have.

My $00.02,