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Science with a million people

27 November, 2015 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm

Free

Join Chris Lintott for an exploration of the past, present and future of citizen science and discover the power of people behind it.

Scientists are drowning in data, but an increasing number are asking for help. Through ‘citizen science’ projects, volunteers have discovered galaxies, found planets, hunted for aliens and explored the Earth’s wild places.

This talk, by Chris Lintott – the founder of the Zooniverse, home to all of these projects and more – will share their stories, explore the links between this very contemporary way of doing science and history of science, and consider how science, and scientific publishing, is changing in order to meet the crowd.

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Date:
27 November, 2015
Time:
6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Cost:
Free
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Website:
https://royalsociety.org/events/2015/11/science-million-people/

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The Royal Society
Phone:
+44 (0)20 7451 2500
Website:
https://royalsociety.org/

Venue

The Royal Society
6-9 Carlton House Terrace
London, SW1Y 5AG United Kingdom
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Phone:
+44 (0)20 7451 2500
Website:
https://royalsociety.org/