Planet Hunters

Discussion in 'Games, Jokes, and Fun!' started by Stacykins, Mar 19, 2012.

  1. Stacykins

    Stacykins Overrun With Chickens

    Jan 19, 2011
    Escanaba, MI
    Astronomy is something that fascinates me. Learning about the universe and all the interesting things in it, is totally awesome to me! That is why I enjoy something called Planet Hunters.

    The Kepler satellite was launched in 2009 with the mission to try and find stars with exoplanets. It already has made many discoveries! But there is a ton of information for scientists to sift though. So you can become the eyes for the scientists by analyzing the information, too! Computer algorithms to read the information aren't foolproof, so nothing beats the human brain for locating patterns!

    The nerd in me LOVES it. So if anyone else is interested in this sort of thing, I suggest you check it out!
  2. Magic Birdie

    Magic Birdie Overrun With Chickens

    May 3, 2011
    Magic Birdie land
    I'm on that site, too! :eek: :eek:

    and the whole Zooniverse.

    I'm Birdies!

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