Yearly Archives: 2011

No clear winner…

So, if you HAVE NOT voted yet, or you DID NOT VOTE FOR either proposal B or G (the two in contention), please vote again for either proposal B or G (B or G ONLY please) at The deadline for voting in this FINAL run off is this Friday, Dec […]

Skill Score Proposals Runoff

Many thanks to those of you who voted on the doodle poll for the skill scores, many thanks for your patience in this process. Because we had a tie, we extended the deadline for 10 days, until Nov. 13, to allow more dusters to vote. Rather than making the situation clearer, however, […]

Status update

We have been negligent in keeping the Stardust@home community up to date about our progress. We apologize for this, and hear your frustration. Our excuse is that we have been very very busy readying ourselves for publication of the first results from the ISPE. Here’s the brief status. We apologize […]

We have a tie….

Many thanks to those of you who voted on the doodle poll for the skill scores. We have a tie, so we are extending the deadline for 10 days, until Nov. 13, to allow more dusters to vote. (We would rather not tell you yet which ones are tied for first place, […]

Summary of Skill Score Proposals

Summary of Skill Score Proposals Received by September 15, 2011 PDF version of Duster Proposals Final Here we present the detailed proposals that we received in September. We apologize that it took so much time to finalize these. The reason for this was that we had quite extensive dialogs with several […]


Sorry it took longer then planned….and we’ll need some time next week. Downtime will be Thursday, September 15, 2011 starting a 10am PST and will last between 2-3 hours. We need to move servers into racks, do some software updates and database maintenance. The site will be dark, no sorry we’re down page, you’ll get […]

Skill Score: Request for Proposals

Dear Stardust@home Volunteers (aka Dusters): Many of you asked for improved feedback during Phase III. In Phase IV we responded. As many of you know, we got off to a rocky start, but have now worked out the major bugs (although we admit there are some lingering issues). We thank […]

Phase 4 Updates & Fixes

We have recently completed a number of fixes including bad coordinates of high angle tracks in Power Movies and Skill Scores that were shown incorrectly. It took more attempts than we’d hoped, but we “think” we’ve finally got them right. However, please continue to report any problems as you find […]

IMPORTANT: Phase III to IV Transition

We are going offline for 1 week starting July 4, 2011 while we get ready for the major relaunch of Phase IV on July 12, 2011.  As before, we will save all of your scores and ranking from Phase III and display them on the Phase IV community pages. A […]