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by Balana
Sun May 21, 2006 11:56 am
Forum: Message Board Archive
Topic: Pre Registered Assurance??
Replies: 18
Views: 18217

Hi all, Here's the deal with pre-registration: back when we launched the first version of the website, we knew that it would be a few months after the Stardust capsule return before we would be ready to start this project. But we wanted to use the media attention around the return to spark everyone...
by Balana
Sun May 21, 2006 11:47 am
Forum: Stardust@home Community
Topic: True discoverer
Replies: 49
Views: 51312

It's not whether you win, it's how you play the game!

Hey everyone! I have been reading the posts on this thread with great interest. While we all would LOVE to find a track and have naming rights, this is not the purpose of this mission. Many of you are concerned with statistical odds of finding a particle. I would suggest to everyone that we are abou...
by Balana
Sun May 21, 2006 10:54 am
Forum: Message Board Archive
Topic: Getting family involved?
Replies: 7
Views: 8173

Getting family involved reply

Watch what you say about us "middle-agers"! There are a lot of us out there who are computer-savvy even with soon to be 9 grandchildren! Just kidding! I'm glad your mom shows some interest.... I get the response as most of us have...... blank stares, bewildered nodding, etc.! I believe I saw several...
by Balana
Wed May 17, 2006 9:06 pm
Forum: Stardust@home Community
Topic: What do your families think of your participation?
Replies: 59
Views: 54917

What do your families think of your participation?

I'm curious what all of your families think of your participation in this project. My family does not share my level of excitement and motivation, but wait until I find a particle! They think I am expecting too much, but this entire process is absolutely fascinating and I can't wait to get started! ...
by Balana
Wed May 17, 2006 8:53 pm
Forum: Stardust@home Community
Topic: What will you name it?
Replies: 111
Views: 194479

Names are forever

Hi everyone! I'm new to the group and extremely honored to be part of this project. A name is an important thing and not to be taken lightly. I agree we all would like our name or something personally important attached to the particle. A discovery of this nature deserves it's own identity! I'll let...