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Message 6395 - Posted: 26 Jan 2024, 18:40:08 UTC

The time has come to inform you about what will happen next with the Universe@Home project.

As you know, Krzysztof Belczyński was the initiator and lead scientist of the project - he was the head of our small team. His sudden passing caused a bit of chaos, which we are gradually trying to manage. Unfortunately, the latest changes in the application code that were being implemented also disappeared with him. For this reason, as well as the necessity to introduce changes to the application code that had been planned for some time, we have decided to temporarily suspend the generation of new WUs.

As of today, we already know that Universe@Home will not end - it is being taken under the wing of Prof. Tomasz Bulik (https://nauka-polska.pl/#/profile/scientist?id=23855&lang=en&_k=ta6rhj). Nevertheless, we must ask for your patience; at this moment, the most important thing is to manage the organizational and formal matters and to work on the changes in the code. This should take us two to three months.

I will keep you updated.
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Message 6397 - Posted: 26 Jan 2024, 22:04:26 UTC

Thanks for the update, and please keep us updated as work on the new application & new Tasks progress towards finally being released.
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Message 6398 - Posted: 27 Jan 2024, 0:42:00 UTC

2-3 months downtime but the project continues. Sounds more than fine to me. Thank you for the update. Look forward to crunching more work in the future.
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Message 6401 - Posted: 27 Jan 2024, 3:29:27 UTC - in response to Message 6395.  

I want to pass along my best wishes to the family of Krzysztof Belczyński and your small team, you are going through a lot. I deeply appreciate your work on furthering the application and the work of Prof. Tomasz Bulik to take on managing the project. Good luck, and thank you very much for all of your hard work.
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Message 6403 - Posted: 27 Jan 2024, 10:35:30 UTC

My condolence, it is really sad.
But good that you continue Universe@home, I guess this is what he would have wanted.
Maybe use some source code management tool like Git to not lose work. Maybe even use GitHub and make it open source so everyone could help? Or is this not possible for this project?
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Message 6404 - Posted: 27 Jan 2024, 10:58:42 UTC

Main source code is safe, just very last changes are missing, but we can solve the problem.
Other matter is in sources IP rights which are now in Krzysztof's family hands. I'm pretty sure that they allow to use it but I don't know about they plans to open it...
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Message 6405 - Posted: 27 Jan 2024, 15:57:55 UTC
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My deepest sympathies to the family of Krzysztof Belczyński and your team. God bless you and keep.
May his soul and the souls of all the faithful departed, through the mercy of God, rest in peace.

Legmélyebb együttérzésem Krzysztof Belczyński családjának és csapatának. Isten áldjon és tartson meg.
Nyugodjon békében az ő lelke és az összes eltávozott hívők lelke Isten irgalmából

Rodzinie Krzysztofa Belczyńskiego i całemu zespołowi składam najszczersze wyrazy współczucia. Niech Cię Bóg błogosławi i strzeże.
Niech jego dusza i dusze wszystkich wiernych zmarłych, przez miłosierdzie Boże, spoczywają w pokoju
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Message 6411 - Posted: 29 Jan 2024, 10:05:48 UTC

Thank you for the update at this sad time.
Good luck with the source code and rest assured that will wait patiently for you to reinstate work units.
With best wishes from London,

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Message 6421 - Posted: 5 Feb 2024, 14:38:02 UTC - in response to Message 6395.  

Sorry for the loss of your friend, co-worker and principal investigator.

We hope the project will continue in his honor.
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Message 6423 - Posted: 12 Feb 2024, 13:42:58 UTC

Sorry to hear of this news.
Will be ready to support this project when it becomes active again.
Thank you.
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Message 6452 - Posted: 22 Apr 2024, 11:51:56 UTC

I'm back after months of inactivity and that's a very sad news. My condolences.
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Message 6457 - Posted: 1 May 2024, 17:08:55 UTC - in response to Message 6404.  

Any news in this regard?
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Message 6458 - Posted: 2 May 2024, 0:54:13 UTC - in response to Message 6457.  

Yeah, it would be nice to know how things are now that it is May.
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Message 6465 - Posted: 8 May 2024, 1:41:59 UTC - in response to Message 6458.  

Yeah, it would be nice to know how things are now that it is May.


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Message 6466 - Posted: 9 May 2024, 5:11:55 UTC - in response to Message 6465.  

Dude you just have to be patient, it will happen when it happens. . I check once a week to see if there are any tasks, outside of that I'm busy crunching other projects.

In the mean time there are other projects that you can crunch, including many great space based ones.

I just hope it does come back. We've seen it with other BOINC projects, when the main person quits or retires the funding stops and the support is gone forcing the project to close up shop.
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Message 6469 - Posted: 9 May 2024, 22:28:28 UTC - in response to Message 6466.  

Dude you just have to be patient
We have been, and still are.
We were told that it would be down for around 3 months; it's now over 3 months.
There has been no further news, there is still no new work, so asking for an update is not an unreasonable request.


We've seen it with other BOINC projects, when the main person quits or retires the funding stops and the support is gone forcing the project to close up shop.
And if that is the case, it would be nice to be informed about it.
Since that hasn't happened, we're assuming that there is still working being done to continue the project.

It just would be nice to know, one way or the other.
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Message 6477 - Posted: 2 Jun 2024, 10:26:17 UTC - in response to Message 6395.  

Hi Krzysztof,
Just wondered how you are getting on with updating the software?
I don't want to put you under pressure, but it's been four months since the last update and we're all hungry for WU's!
All the best,

Pieter.
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Message 6478 - Posted: 5 Jun 2024, 18:05:37 UTC - in response to Message 6477.  

Unfortunately, at the moment I haven't more info :(

I'm still wait for CAMK decisions about project future.
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Message 6479 - Posted: 17 Jun 2024, 12:23:41 UTC - in response to Message 6478.  

Thanks for the update. I guess I'll continue to check the server status every few weeks
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Message 6480 - Posted: 14 Jul 2024, 20:23:38 UTC

any news about if this project will continue????

any good news would be nice.
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