News tagged with citizen science project

A black hole story told by a cosmic blob and bubble

Two cosmic structures show evidence for a remarkable change in behavior of a supermassive black hole in a distant galaxy. Using data from NASA's Chandra X-ray Observatory and other telescopes, astronomers are piecing together ...

dateAug 10, 2016 in Astronomy
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Solving science questions by playing games

Game players constitute an important demographic in the citizen science community and have contributed to valuable scientific findings such as those uncovered by fold.it and eyewire players. Although the ecosystem for citizen ...

dateJun 21, 2016 in Other
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