Disk Detective Featured on White House Blog!
by DZM admin
How cool is this?!
Every day, citizens like you help career scientists advance scientific discovery and understanding of the world around us. Two recent success stories demonstrate the enormous value of citizen science contributions.
Disk Detective is a NASA-sponsored crowdsourcing project designed to aid the search for potential debris disks and protoplanetary disks surrounding young stars. This project recently announced an important milestone: In less than a year, roughly 28,000 volunteers have collectively made 1 million classifications of Wide-field Infrared Survey Explorer (WISE) data. These classifications have yielded 478 objects of interest, providing a crucial set of targets for future planet-hunting missions...
by Shigeru moderator
Just amazing @DZM! Citizen science is the way of the future for science advance 😃