Wednesday, September 28, 2011

Gamers Planet Hunting

The Escapist : News : Gamers Help Scientists Discover New Planets: "...To help scientists deal with the massive amounts of data that Kepler sends home, researchers from several universities teamed up to build Planet Hunters, a browser-based game which tasks you with finding evidence of exoplanets in Kepler's data. Now, after their first month of searching, the game's users have found their first two possible exoplanets..."

1 comment:

billy pilgrim said...

have you read ender's game? the boys playing games saved the human race.

it's an excellent series of books.