This is real amateur science making real discoveries. Galaxy Zoo allows citizen scientists to help identify and classify astronomical objects in a way that is surprisingly much more efficient that a computer program. (This is featured as a DPRI eLab.) Read about this new discovery that has excited astrophysicists from around the world…

“Galaxy Zoo’s blue mystery (part I)” :: Science News June 19, 2008 [READ]

UPDATE:
“Stars in their eyes” :: The Economist :: June 26, 2008 :: [ READ ]

 

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