NEW! Galaxiki 2.5 with over 100 new features

In July 2011 Galaxiki 2.5 is taking us to the next level, offering over 100 new features, changes and tweaks.

There are more editable planetary physics (size, mass, density, number of moons...), planets can now have rings, there's a new search engine and a newsfeed showing edited systems.

You can rate solar systems and leave comments, bookmark your favourite solar systems and add personal notes, you immediately see who edited a solar system and edited solar systems are visible on a users homepage.

You can set your current status (what am I doing right now?), give awards to other users, bookmark favourite users and add personal notes.



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Galaxiki is a fictional online galaxy created, maintained and owned by its Community. Users can edit stars, planets and moons, or get their own personal solar systems.

Homepage & galaxy map Look for interesting stars and solar systems Social network & Newsfeed Solar system main page

Galaxiki is a social web 2.0 website for creative people interested in science fiction, fantasy, astronomy, physics and science in general.

It's a virtual galaxy with millions stars, planets and moons that can be edited in a wiki-like manner. You can write your own stories in your solar system and / or visit other users solar systems and read their stories.

User editable planetary physics Each star, planet & moon is an editable wiki page Edit the physics of a planet & make it habitable Meet interesting people & find new friends

Solar systems and stories are located in one single galaxy, which represents a complete science fiction online world created and maintained by its community. You can explore the galaxy using our cool 2D browser.

Each star and each planets has its own page displaying all relevant information as well as real-time 2D and 3D planetary orbits. You can rate solar systems and leave comments. You may also give awards to other users to reward them for their work.

The galaxy includes all kinds of stars, double star systems as well as black holes, neutron stars & pulsars, all of them being editable.

Joining Galaxiki only takes a few moments. Right after signing up you can start naming and editing community solar systems, to make friends or to communicate with other users. Galaxiki membership and editing community solar systems is completely free.

You can get your own solar system so that only you will be able to name or edit its star, planets and moons by making a small donation. You can freely choose the amount you'd like to donate, starting at $1, and your solar system will belong to you forever.

Galaxiki is a non-profit project, it's financed through donations and advertising.

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History


Galaxiki was created in 2006. A test release of the site was put online in March 2007 and it was officially launched on July 1st 2007.

Galaxiki 2.0 was launched in October 2010, turning the community site into a real social network.

Galaxiki 2.5 was launched in July 2011, offering more than 100 updates and new features.

Some of our Awards

  • SEOmoz: Web 2.0 Awards Winner (2nd in category "games & entertainment" - 2008)
  • Yahoo.com: "Web Site of the Day" (August 3rd 2007)
  • About.com: "Web Site of the Day" (August 3rd 2007)
  • Linux Journal: ".org website of the week" (July 11th 2007)
  • RedOrbit: "Website of the Day" (December 2007)
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