Galaxy Zoo

‘Green Valley’ Of Galaxies Shows Off Gas And Star Formation

We keep saying this: the universe is more complex than it appears. Conventional thinking in galaxy research postulates that spiral galaxies…

9 years ago

‘Green Peas’ Offer Tiny Clues to Early Universe

Today, we see an unobstructed view of the cosmos in all directions. But, a time existed near the Big Bang…

10 years ago

Holy Galaxify Batman! Galaxy Zoo Allows Users to Put Their Name in Big Lights

If you're going to put your name in lights, you might as well go big; REALLY big. And with millions…

10 years ago

Wishing the Zooniverse a Happy 5th Birthday!

Galaxy Zoo was a project set up in July 2007 by astronomers Chris Lintott and Kevin Schawinski asking members of…

10 years ago

Write Your Name In Galaxies!

[/caption] Ever wanted to see your name in lights? How about star lights? Well there's a fun little website that will…

11 years ago

The Milky Way Galactic Disk – Forever Blowing Bubbles

[/caption] Score another one for citizen science! In a study released just days ago, a new catalog containing over five…

11 years ago

Galaxy Zoo Reveals Curious ‘Violin Clef’ Quadruple Galaxy Merger

[/caption] About a month ago, a Galaxy Zoo contributor named Bruno discovered a very unique galaxy merger in the Sloan…

11 years ago

Backyard Science: How You Can Make a Difference

[/caption] It's a great time to be an amateur astronomer!  Nowadays, "backyard" astronomers armed with affordable CCD imagers, high-quality tracking mounts, inexpensive…

11 years ago

The Zooniverse is Expanding: The Milky Way Project Begins Today

[/caption] From the folks that brought you the addictive citizen science projects Galaxy Zoo and Moon Zoo (among others), comes…

12 years ago

Galaxy Zoo Searches for Supernovae

Aside from categorizing galaxies, another component of the Galaxy Zoo project has been asking participants to identify potential supernovae (SNe).…

12 years ago