The Awesome Power of Citizen Science

You don’t have to be a professional scientist to make a contribution to our collective knowledge. Today, we look at several projects that have benefitted from the power of citizen science!

Foldit Gamers FTW https://youtu.be/JdBcpdH_ptA

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Sources:
http://www.citizensciencealliance.org/
http://www.scientificamerican.com/citizen-science/
http://scistarter.com/finder
https://www.zooniverse.org/projects

History of Citizen Science
http://journals.plos.org/plosone/article?id=10.1371/journal.pone.0143687
http://www.science20.com/anthrophysis/brief_history_citizen_science-93317
http://journals.plos.org/plosone/article?id=10.1371/journal.pone.0147152
http://scistarter.com/page/Citizen%20Science.html
https://books.google.com/books?id=FbSlyyshjOoC&pg=PA246&lpg=PA246&dq=dictionary+%22gentleman+scientist%22&source=bl&ots=juVfcRDdrx&sig=8VsuQLxjLd0kks-vQphH0W5ffOY&hl=en&sa=X&oi=book_result&resnum=1&ct=result#v=onepage&q=dictionary%20%22gentleman%20scientist%22&f=false

Ecology
http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1890/110278/full
http://fwspubs.org/doi/pdf/10.3996/nafa.79.0001
https://www.pwrc.usgs.gov/bbs/about/
http://www.mbr-pwrc.usgs.gov/bbs/bbs.html
http://www.ace-eco.org/vol5/iss2/art13/

[email protected] & Galaxy Zoo
http://setiathome.berkeley.edu/sah_about.php
http://seticlassic.ssl.berkeley.edu/about_seti/about_seti_at_home_1.html
http://www.galaxyzoo.org/#/story
https://www.zooniverse.org/about/publications
http://zoo1.galaxyzoo.org/Team.aspx
http://mnras.oxfordjournals.org/content/389/3/1179.full.pdf+html

Home


http://www.ukidss.org/
http://www.illustris-project.org/

EteRNA
https://fold.it/portal/
http://www.scientificamerican.com/article/victory-for-crowdsourced-biomolecule2/
http://www.nature.com/nsmb/journal/v18/n10/full/nsmb.2119.html
http://www.nytimes.com/2011/01/11/science/11rna.html?_r=0
http://www.eurekalert.org/pub_releases/2016-02/sumc-jtp021016.php
http://www.sciencemag.org/news/2016/02/rna-paper-based-computer-game-authorship-creates-identity-crisis
http://science.sciencemag.org/content/343/6170/475.full
http://www.eternagame.org/web/about/
http://www.biochemist.org/bio/03702/0044/037020044.pdf
http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0022283615006567

Images:
https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Arecibo_Observatory_Aerial_View.jpg
https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Astropulse.jpg
https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Sloan_Digit_Sky_Survey_1.25_Declination_Slice_2013_Data.jpg
https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:LRG-4-606.jpg
https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Blausen_0773_RNA.png

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