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Published: 25 March 2021

304 Pages | 40 black-and-white images


ISBN: 9780198842231

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The Crowd and the Cosmos

Adventures in the Zooniverse

Chris Lintott

  • A fascinating, personal account of the hugely popular web-based Zooniverse project, which enables hundreds of thousands of ordinary people to take part in cutting-edge science
  • Written by its creator, astronomer and TV presenter Professor Chris Lintott
  • Describes the intriguing questions in astronomy that the participating enthusiasts are helping to answer, and the discoveries they are making
  • Highlights what humans can bring to interpreting big data that smart machines can't