Who said you needed a white coat and a degree to be a scientist?
Armchair astronomers have been called on to lend a shoulder to the wheel. It turns out computer’s, being as smart as they are, can’t match the power of the human brain and eye. Even in the simple task of differentiating galaxies.
Around the world thousands of individuals are chipping in on what could be the largest research project ever undertaken. It’s a great example of how the internet is being used in a way we have never seen before. Not too long and it won’t be the “new media” at all.