I have a math minor and took up to Calc III and discrete math, etc. and still don't understand the science behind this, but it sounds cool, heh.
Just came across this site yesterday, seems pretty sweet. Here are my specs, I blew $1100 on a super gaming machine with 4 processors and my games tend to use only need one a time so this sounds interesting.
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BOINCstats.com Free-DC PC 30.63 337 7.0.25 AuthenticAMD
AMD Phenom(tm) II X4 955 Processor [Family 16 Model 4 Stepping 3]
(4 processors) CAL AMD Radeon HD 6800 series (Barts) (1024MB) driver: 1.4.1720 Microsoft Windows 7
Professional x64 Edition, Service Pack 1, (06.01.7601.00) 12 Jun 2012 16:29:55 UTC