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Zooniverse
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Zooniverse is home to the internet's largest, most popular and most successful citizen science projects.Their heart loves and committed to produce real research - so that you know that...

Tonya Van Dijk Apr 26, 2011 09:46 pm GMT2586 views
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TED, the SETI Institute and Zooniverse Launch SETI LIVE to Empower Citizen Scientists to Search for Extraterrestrial Intelligence
document Distributed Knowledge

The launch of SETI Live opens the door for anyone to help search for intelligent life on other planets. For the first time ever, data being received by the Allen Telescope Array in Hat Creek, CA...

Jason RobbinsFeb 29, 2012 11:58 pm GMT1978 views
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TED, the SETI Institute and Zooniverse Launch SETI LIVE to Empower Citizen Scientists to Search for Extraterrestrial Intelligence
Zooniverse Designates This Month 'Citizen Science September'
Distributed Knowledge, Tools

In order to keep raising awareness of its work, Zooniverse declared this month Citizen Science September. As part of the initiative, the organization is launching new projects and improving existing ones. So far, Zooniverse has revamped its original Galaxy Zoo project and introduced Seafloor Explorer, which asks users locate underwater creatures. The organization declares “even more areas of research [will be] brought into the Zooniverse fold" in its soon-to-be-released projects.

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Anton RootSep 19, 2012 09:31 pm GMT9257 views
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Explore Caves, Oceans & African Plains With These 4 Zooniverse Projects
article Distributed Knowledge

Of all the nature-oriented Zooniverse projects, Snapshot Serengeti takes you on a virtual trip to the plains of the Serengeti National Park in Tanzania. There are hundreds of camera traps laid all...

Jason RobbinsJan 18, 2013 01:18 pm GMT1684 views
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Explore Caves, Oceans & African Plains With These 4 Zooniverse Projects
Zooniverse Hits One Million Volunteers

To commemorate the milestone, Zooniverse released a map showing where the volunteers come from. Given that the platform offers English, German, and Polish language options, it makes sense that Europe is a big source of volunteers, as is North America.

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Anton RootFeb 14, 2014 10:10 pm GMT4963 views
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Crowdsourcing Translation: To Citizen Scientists, It's All Greek
document Distributed Knowledge

Whether this army of letter-spotters can sort out the stories of Oxyrhynchus remains to be seen. But the Ancient Lives project already underlines the curious, cosmic relatedness of human lives...

Fritz SchaeferJul 29, 2011 10:37 am GMT1554 views
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Crowdsourcing Translation: To Citizen Scientists, It's All Greek
Crowdsourcing Science with Zooniverse and NEEMO
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The NASA OpenGov team has enlisted the help of established NASA partners Zooniverse and Vizzuality, who have pioneered the analysis of large datasets through crowdsourcing, using the power of...

Jayne AnnOct 20, 2011 03:39 pm GMT1479 views
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Crowdsourcing Science with Zooniverse and NEEMO
NASA Launches New Citizen Science Game 'Clouds'
Distributed Knowledge

NASA announced the release of a new game on Zooniverse, this time to identify space clouds and black holes. With enough participation, the space agency hopes, scientists will have a better understanding of our galaxy and how it's constructed.

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Anton RootDec 24, 2012 08:09 pm GMT5411 views
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Icehunters
site Distributed Knowledge / Citizen Science

The ultimate goal of IceHunters is to discover Kuiper Belt Objects with just the right orbit and just the right characteristics to make them eligible for a visit from the New Horizons mission. At...

Archenette EvangelioJun 25, 2011 10:39 pm GMT1250 views
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Crowdsourcing Science with Zooniverse and NASA at the NEEMO-15 Underwater Asteroid Mission
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NEEMO-15 will leverage the field of marine science to test out new operational methods with future applicability to space exploration. Marine biology science data will be collected from the...

Tonya Van Dijk Oct 20, 2011 12:48 pm GMT2126 views
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Crowdsourcing Science with Zooniverse and NASA at the NEEMO-15 Underwater Asteroid Mission
Scientists Ask Public to Help Decode Whale Song
document Distributed Knowledge, Open Innovation

Experts in the UK and north America are asking "citizen scientists" to study and sift through about 15,000 recordings of calls by pilot whales and killer whales around the planet, to...

Harshida PatelNov 29, 2011 10:31 pm GMT2442 views
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 Scientists Ask Public to Help Decode Whale Song
Citizen Scientists Study Whale Songs: Years of Work Done in Months
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Robert Simpson of Zooniverse put it in a note, “We’ve compared their call categories to the (very!) preliminary results from Whale FM and it seems that the users are picking out good matches that...

Tonya Van Dijk Jan 29, 2012 03:01 pm GMT2046 views
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Citizen Scientists Study Whale Songs: Years of Work Done in Months
Crowdfunding Fraud, the NFL Does Crowdsourcing & More - The Crowded Room Podcast
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In the Crowded Room, episode 4, we stare in the face of crowdfunding evil! All the warnings about scams and fraud were true - sort of... Also, it’s Citizen Science Month and the crowd is invited to participate, but if that’s not your thing we’ve also got a crowdfunding project for the more anti-social set -- and it’s also the most awesome pillow I’ve seen since a six-foot stuffed salmon.

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Eric MackSep 25, 2012 02:48 pm GMT2987 views
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Citizen Scientists Discover Planet with Four Suns
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Crowdsourced science website Planet Hunters, which enlists citizen scientists to comb through public astronomical data, recently uncovered a four-star planet lurking in NASA’s Kepler data.

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Eric BlattbergOct 17, 2012 09:45 pm GMT7816 views
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Can 19th-Century Logbooks From Ships Visiting the Arctic Help Fight Climate Change?
article Distributed Knowledge, Tools

Scientists have used crowd-sourcing to solve research riddles in the past. Gamers helped unlock the mystery of an HIV enzyme in three weeks—after scientists had struggled with the problem for more...

Jason RobbinsNov 02, 2012 11:36 pm GMT2178 views
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Can 19th-Century Logbooks From Ships Visiting the Arctic Help Fight Climate Change?
Citizen Science -- How it Differs from 'Traditional' Science
Distributed Knowledge, Open Innovation, Tools

What sets citizen science projects apart from "traditional" science projects? What sets them apart from each other? New research aims to find out.

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Crowdsourcing.orgDec 10, 2012 12:50 pm GMT9862 views
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42 Alien Planets Found By Planet Hunters Amateur Astronomers
article Distributed Knowledge

NASA scientists have confirmed 42 alien planets found by amateur astronomers. These 42 alien planets were found via a crowdsourcing project called Planet Hunters overseen by Zooniverse, where...

Claire MackayJan 14, 2013 01:21 am GMT2133 views
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42 Alien Planets Found By Planet Hunters Amateur Astronomers
Crowdsourcing the Stars
article Distributed Knowledge

They had access to a crowdsourcing project known as Zooniverse, which lets anyone with Internet access participate in a growing list of scientific projects in which pattern recognition is...

Fiona MaresMay 04, 2013 06:04 am GMT2444 views
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Crowdsourcing the Stars
Planetary Resources Calls on Citizens of Earth to Aid in Planetary Defense
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Planetary Resources is in the final stretch of its Kickstarter crowdfunding campaign, ARKYD – the world's first crowdfunded space telescope for the public, which has generated nearly 15,000...

Fritz SchaeferJun 28, 2013 01:59 am GMT2912 views
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Planetary Resources Calls on Citizens of Earth to Aid in Planetary Defense
What Motivates the Crowd to Participate?
Cloud Labor, Crowd Creativity, Open Innovation

Every day, people face thousands of choices on how to spend their time on the web. Given the huge amount of options that people have to allocate their time, why do a growing number of people participate on crowdsourcing sites?

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Anton RootDec 06, 2013 09:48 pm GMT10280 views
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