citizen science

Ordinary people changing the face of discovery

Science has been relying on the work of citizen scientist’s ordinary citizens who’ve aided with science research for centuries. Researcher Caren Cooper highlights the work of citizen scientists in her new book “Citizen Science, How Ordinary People are Changing the Face of Discovery.” She joins Hari Sreenivasan via Google Hangout.

SciTech Now Episode 330

In this episode of SciTech Now, detecting life on one of Jupiter’s moons as the presence of ice an oxygen has hypothesized extraterrestrial life; mapping the sounds of New York City; researcher Caren Cooper speaks about how ordinary people are changing the face of discovery; and a breakthrough discovery of the Aspirin of the future.