Altair Mainnet Announcement

The Altair beacon chain upgrade is ready to be activated on the Ethereum mainnet. The upgrade will go live at epoch 74240 (Oct 27, 2021, 10:56:23am UTC). Client Versions In…

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Ethereum.org Translation Program: Milestones and Updates

The ethereum.org Translation Program has been live for over two years, and we are excited to share a couple of milestones we have hit since its inception, as well as…

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Finalized no. 29

the Ethereum consensus-layer – Altair is here; the Merge is coming. tl;dr Altair upgrade epoch set, mainnet client releases in progress 👀 Merge interop spec released. Devnets to follow 🏺…

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Grantee Roundup: August 2021

It’s always fun to hear about new grants as they’re awarded, but what happens after the announcement? In this series, we’ll check in on a couple of projects that are…

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Secured no. 1

Protecting the Ethereum consensus-layer – Earlier this year, we launched a bug bounty program focused on finding issues in the beacon chain specification, and/or in client implementations (Lighthouse, Nimbus, Teku,…

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Core Developer Apprenticeship Program: The Second Cohort

Does development of the core protocols that power the Ethereum blockchain excite you? Are you interested in getting involved at the most fundemental and technical levels of the Ethereum protocol?…

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Finalized no. 28

the Ethereum consensus-layer – The Road to Altair edition 🛣⭐️ tl;dr Pyrmont upgrade successful, scenario testing underway Prater upgrade scheduled for September 2, 12pm UTC Mainnet to follow Road to…

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Building Together: Execution-Layer Client Ecosystem Fundraise

Ethereum’s diverse client ecosystem is at the foundation of all that we’re building together. This includes both execution-layer and consensus-layer clients, both of which are essential parts of Ethereum’s post-merge…

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Supporting Ethereum’s Client Ecosystem

Execution & consensus layer funding updates – With the arrival of the beacon chain in 2020, Ethereum today supports two types of clients: those focusing on the execution-layer (often referred…

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Finalized no. 24

the Ethereum consensus-layer – tl;dr Altair prereleases: Stargazer and Half of ‘em just look like dots Security RfP Merge progress Altair pre-release is out Over the past week, beacon chain…

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