GalaxyZoo: Citizen Science for Classifying Galaxies

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Mike Taulty interviews Chris Lintott and Arfon Smith about the GalaxyZoo project.  GalaxyZoo, hosted on GalaxyZoo.org,  invites individuals to participate in Citizen Science and provides an easy to use interface for classifying galaxies. 

 

Chris talks about the Galaxy Zoo and Citizen Science, followed by Arfon talking about the platform behind the project, and it’s migration from Rails/MySQL  on Amazon to Windows Azure/SQL Azure.

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