‘Space Warps’ and other citizen science projects reap major dividends for astrophysics

The astrophysics project Space Warps offers a compelling example of why citizen science has become such a popular tool and how valuable it can be. In a roundtable discussion with the Kavli Foundation, citizen science leaders and astrophysicists Chris Lintott, Anupreeta More and Aprajita Verma discuss the tremendous impact these enthusiastic volunteers are having.

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‘Space Warps’ and other citizen science projects reap major dividends for astrophysics

‘Space Warps’ and other citizen science projects reap major dividends for astrophysics

The astrophysics project Space Warps offers a compelling example of why citizen science has become such a popular tool and how valuable it can be. In a roundtable discussion with the Kavli Foundation, citizen science leaders and astrophysicists Chris Lintott, Anupreeta More and Aprajita Verma discuss the tremendous impact these enthusiastic volunteers are having.

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‘Space Warps’ and other citizen science projects reap major dividends for astrophysics