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Galaxy Zoo

is jointly coordinated by a wide range of partnering organizations (see a list on the Galaxy Zoo website)



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Description:

Galaxy Zoo invites the public to help us explore the Universe by classifying galaxies according to their shape. Galaxy Zoo has already produced ten published or submitted research projects, and we've been successful in getting some of the world's largest telescopes - including Hubble - to follow up on unusual objects identified by Galaxy Zoo users. The site also has an active forum and blog for discussing the project and citizen science in general.

 

Open the Galaxy Zoo website

 

Keywords:

Topic - astronomy, galaxies, morphology, space

Audience - schools, individuals, everyone

Goals - research, discovery

 

Contacts:

Chris Lintott, Principal Investigator, Galaxy Zoo  email Chris

Citizen science, volunteer monitoring, participatory action research... this site supports organizers of all initiatives where public participants are involved in scientific research.

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