Dan Caselden visiting the BDNYC group at the AMNH

Citizen Science: Projects & Collaboration

Citizen Scientist Wins Prestigious AAS Award

The American Astronomical Society recognized Dan Caselden’s contributions to science at their recent winter meeting.

Totality in black-and-white shows smokey swirls of corona outside of the Moon's disk

Astronomy and Society

The DEB Initiative: How Citizen Scientists Can Help Broadcast Eclipses

A citizen-science project aims to broadcast the eclipses coming up this year and next.

HL Tau by ALMA

Citizen Science: Projects & Collaboration

Citizen Scientists Detect Dusty Disks

Disk Detective, a citizen science project dedicated identifying planet-forming disks around young stars, reports their latest results.

Asteroid trail in Crab Nebula image by Hubble

Solar System

Citizen Scientists Find 1,000+ Asteroids Photobombing Hubble Images

The combined power of citizen science and machine learning have led to the discovery of more than 1,000 new asteroids in archival images taken by the Hubble Space Telescope.

Astronomy and Society

The Eclipse as Seen by Citizen Scientists

Some academic and citizen-science groups came up with neat initiatives for eclipse day. Let’s find out how they did.

Galaxies

Citizen Scientists Probe Early Galaxies

New data collected by Galaxy Zoo show early galaxies with central bars, providing implications about how galaxies grow.