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šŸŖ 5 Out-Of-This-World Citizen Science Opportunities

With the arrival of the solstice, the nights are at their shortest, but they’re also nice and warm for summer stargazingĀ andĀ space-related citizen science!Ā Put your eyes to good use with these astronomy projects on SciStarter. You won’t need any special knowledge, or even special tools for most of them! Report night sky streaks from satellitesĀ overhead to … Read more “šŸŖ 5 Out-Of-This-World Citizen Science Opportunities”

Categories: Featured Projects

Explore Space with SciStarter

As the days get shorter and the nights get longer, it's prime stargazing time! To celebrate, we're featuring citizen science projects ideal for the astronomically-inclined, both those who love going out into the cool night air and those who prefer exploring from the comfort of their easy chairs. Either way, the cosmos await! … Read more

Categories: Astronomy & Space, Newsletter

How do Planets Form? NASA Wants Your Help Finding Out

How long does it take planets to form in solar systems? Since 2014, tens of thousands of volunteers have helped NASA try to answer this question by looking at telescope images of solar systems as their protoplanetary disks are still forming. NASAā€™s Disk Detectives is a citizen science project that enlists members of the public … Read more “How do Planets Form? NASA Wants Your Help Finding Out”

Categories: Astronomy & Space