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by Martin Whillock
Sat Sep 02, 2006 6:09 am
Forum: Stardust@home Discussion
Topic: TWO more questions
Replies: 3
Views: 6284

TWO more questions

1. How do I recognise a calibration movie /
2. I am trying to recruit more searchers. Having an Aerogel sample would help - could Stardust send me a bit ? I can't afford to buy any !
by Martin Whillock
Mon Aug 28, 2006 11:11 am
Forum: Stardust@home Problems and Support
Topic: FOUR questions !
Replies: 3
Views: 6716

FOUR questions !

These movies - 5627811V1 and 2453289V1 (and others) show several small 'track rings' which are not as big or as distinct as a 'real' track. I have started marking these as No Tracks - is that the right move ? I have only seen 200 films but have 'found' about 25 'tracks' already. Is it possible that ...
by Martin Whillock
Sun Aug 20, 2006 3:23 am
Forum: FAQs
Topic: Can I change/remove an answer?
Replies: 3
Views: 23508

Re: Can I change an answer?

Hi Martin, Yes, the back button will take you to the previous movie. When you then try to score this same movie for the second time you should receive this message: You have reached this page via an unusual route, possibly by pressing the back button on your brouser. So your answer to this movie wo...
by Martin Whillock
Sat Aug 19, 2006 8:22 am
Forum: FAQs
Topic: Can I change/remove an answer?
Replies: 3
Views: 23508

Re: Can I change/remove an answer?

Q: I mistakenly clicked on a movie, can I change/remove my answer? A: No. Because we first investigate movies with multiple "hits", random errors such as this will not adversely affect our results. I THINK YOU CAN ! You can return to the last movie while the next one uploads by clicking Back. I fou...
by Martin Whillock
Sat Aug 19, 2006 7:56 am
Forum: Stardust@home Discussion
Topic: Speed
Replies: 1
Views: 4132

Re: Speed

[quote="Mash"]I find it helps to use averted vision. Also, I can't see how people can blast through this other than when the calibration samples show up that are obvious....but not meaning anything in terms of real tracks. This stuff takes time!! What really matters is the "my events" page. Averted ...
by Martin Whillock
Sun Aug 13, 2006 7:30 am
Forum: Message Board Archive
Topic: "I think I've found a track, what do you think?" A
Replies: 391
Views: 319084

Beginners luck ?

Hi all. I have just started. After 2 hours I found 2 possible tracks ! Is this likely, or am I over optimistic ? Perhaps new comers are sent fake films to give them a further test before they are let loose on the real thing ? :-)