Citizen science

An amateur astronomer at a star party in Herefordshire.

The return of citizen science

Monday, 9 December 2013

The internet provides the means for the keen amateur to once again contribute to scientific inquiry, writes Darren Baguley

Artist's concept of Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter

Did Mars camera find lost Soviet spacecraft?

Friday, 12 April 2013

Hardware from a Soviet spacecraft that went silent only seconds after making the first successful soft landing on Mars in 1971 might appear in images from NASA’s Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter.

Online gamers simulate epidemics_COSMOS science magazine

Online gamers simulate real-world epidemics

Tuesday, 21 August 2007

A fantasy plague that accidentally ran amok in the Internet’s most popular game world – populated by nine million flesh-and-blood players – may help scientists predict the impact of genuine epidemics.


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