ZooTeach: Using the Zooniverse in the Classroom

I was at RAL today, as part of a teacher training event run by the National Space Academy, to talk about the Zooniverse and how our projects can be used to teach astronomy, science and maths. I gave an overview of the Zooniverse, and then highlighted ZooTeach, the dedicated website where teachers and educators can... Continue Reading →

Planet Four

Tonight is the start of the 2013 round of the wonderful BBC Stargazing Live. three nights of primetime astronomy programmes, hosted live from the iconic Jodrell Bank. Last year the Zooniverse asked the Stargazing Live viewers to find an exoplanet via Planet Hunters (and they did!). This year we want everyone to scour the surface of... Continue Reading →

The Andromeda Project

Last week we launched a brand new Zooniverse site: The Andromeda Project. We’re asking people to spot star clusters in the Andromeda galaxy in data from the Hubble Space Telescope. You might think it sounds like menial work but it’s strangely addictive -  and incredibly useful for the researchers behind the data. This project joins... Continue Reading →

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