Citizen Science

Hey Citizen Scientists! Help NASA Analyze Images Taken from the Space Station

Calling all citizen scientists, geography buffs, fans of the International Space Station and those who love that orbital perspective! CosmoQuest…

5 years ago

Weekly Space Hangout -Sept 20, 2017: ANU Citizen Science Project for Supernovae

Hosts: Fraser Cain (universetoday.com / @fcain) Dr. Paul M. Sutter (pmsutter.com / @PaulMattSutter) Dr. Kimberly Cartier ( KimberlyCartier.org / @AstroKimCartier…

5 years ago

Best Jupiter Images From Juno … So Far

The original plans for the Juno mission to Jupiter didn’t include a color camera. You don’t need color images when…

6 years ago

Grab Your Smartphone And Become A Citizen Scientist For NASA

NASA's new GLOBE Observer app allows users to observe the sky in their location and share the data with NASA.

6 years ago

Hearing the Early Universe’s Scream: Sloan Survey Announces New Findings

Imagine a single mission that would allow you to explore the Milky Way and beyond, investigating cosmic chemistry, hunting planets, mapping galactic…

8 years ago

Calling All Volunteers to Help Digitize Astronomical History

An old brick building on Harvard’s Observatory Hill is overflowing with rows of dark green cabinets — each one filled…

8 years ago

Contact With 36-Year Old Spacecraft Results in Dancing, Hugs. Now Comes Even Bigger Challenge

What is it like to make contact with a 36-year old dormant spacecraft? “The intellectual side of you systematically goes…

9 years ago

Want to Measure the Distance to the Moon Yourself? Now You Can!

Astronomy is a discipline pursued at a distance. And yet, actually measuring that last word — distance — can be…

9 years ago

Zooniverse Reaches One Million Volunteers

Zooniverse — the renowned home of citizen science projects — is now one million strong. That’s one million registered volunteers…

9 years ago

App Review: Earth or Not Earth

The folks at Cosmoquest have released a cool new citizen science app for Android! "Earth or Not Earth" allows players…

9 years ago