Kid Scientists Capture Rare Footage of Endangered Animals on Camera Traps
A unique project turned students at schools around the world into citizen scientists.
Scientists Want You to Help Them Find Nearby Alien Planets Please
The Red Dots Campaign will target Ross 154, Barnard’s Star, and Proxima Centauri, three red dwarfs within ten light years of our solar system.
This Small Town in Canada Spent 10 Years and $2.7 Million to Save Turtles
A community bands together for the love of reptiles.
NASA Wants You to Be the Rando Who Finds Our Solar System’s Hidden Planet
Crowdsourcing the search for the hypothetical Neptune-sized world at the edge of the solar system.
Tracking Grizzly Bears With a Smartphone App in Northern Alberta
Grizz Tracker is helping scientists collect data on Alberta’s grizzly bears.
I Put an Air Quality Monitor on My Bike And Went Looking For Smog
A new project in Toronto is keeping tabs on the city’s air quality.
CERN Researchers Are Making a DIY Cosmic Ray Detector in Their Spare Time
Cosmic Pi makes each user a single pixel in an open source cosmic ray telescope.
This Common Microbe Grows Better in Space than on Earth
Scientists crowdsourced microbial samples from thousands of volunteers, and sent 48 of them to space.
Even West Coast Canada's Declining Salmon Population Has Its Own App
Community Fishers was designed to help researchers fill gaps in ocean science data collection, beginning with the declining salmon population in the Salish Sea.
If You're in Wyoming, Don't Take Pictures of Cattle Ranches
Environmentalists worry a new law could prevent 'citizen science' efforts aimed at collecting soil and water samples, or even taking photos, on public lands leased to ranchers.
I Do Armchair Penguinology for Science, and So Can You
Calling all 'Happy Feet' fans.
The Hunt for Brooklyn's Hidden Creeks
Citizen scientists are like Dr. Livingstones venturing into the past, seeking the source of the Gowanus canal.