What Is Citizen Science, and How Can You Get Involved?


You don’t need to be a ’90s-bred Bill Nye fan to know science rules. Just look at the state of the Internet in 2014 — we f*cking love that sh*t

Now, thanks to an outpouring of crowdsourcing calls from scientists and universities across the world, “citizen scientists” — like you, me and our Ph.D.-challenged friends — can brainstorm and partake in the grunt work for big-scale scientific research. It’s a win-win way to help out and get introduced to some of the top researchers in the biz

For years, scientists from a variety of fields have crowdsourced help from the public: retirees to advocates to former cheerleaders to …

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