Some science requires expert training and an experienced eye. But when the science requires large numbers of data points, it can use all the helping hands it can get. That's where citizen science comes in handy. It lets people from all walks of life help advance scientific discovery, sometimes right from their computers.
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Editors' Picks: Our Favorite Videos About Citizen Science
The Awesome Power Of Citizen Science
It lets your average Jane or Joe get involved with the science they already love.
Citizen Science at Cornell University
Find out how the Cornell Lab of Ornithology gets help from people like you and me.
Citizen Scientists Discover Yellow Balls In Space
They stumbled on an entirely new class of celestial bodies.
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