The Crowd and the Cosmos

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The Crowd and the Cosmos

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Author :   Chris Lintott
Publisher :   Oxford University Press
Published :   25/03/2021
ISBN :   9780198842231
Format :   Paperback
Pages :   288
Size (mm) :   196x129x17.5
Weight (g) :   242

Astronomer and TV presenter Chris Lintott tells the story of the Zooniverse, the platform which enables hundreds of thousands of ordinary people to contribute to scientific research. He describes the discoveries they are making, and shows how, in the... Read more
 
Astronomer and TV presenter Chris Lintott tells the story of the Zooniverse, the platform which enables hundreds of thousands of ordinary people to contribute to scientific research. He describes the discoveries they are making, and shows how, in the world of Big Data and smart machines, humans play a unique part in adding to scientific knowledge.