The homepage for this project can be found at http://einstein.phys.uwm.edu/ it is a physics/ astrophysics/ astronomy based project. The project is based on searching for spinning neutron stars, also known as pulsars. To do this the data from several specially designed telescopes around the world get broken down into projects for peoples computers to analyze.
I crunch Einstein@Home in part due to the nerd in me. Not to mention I feel the more we know about our universe the better equipped we will be if we ever make it out beyond the Milky Way. Whether you want to consider yourself as exploring the final frontier or a galaxy far far away, Einstein@home is a way to feel like you are out there on the edges of the galaxy while sitting at home. sitting at home.