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Zooniverse: The Crowd and the Cosmos

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C0.14 John Dalton Building

Manchester Metropolitan University

Chester Street

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Let's get Astrophysical on Oxford Road Prof Chris Lintott’s Talk and book signing event - Zooniverse: The Crowd and the Cosmos

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Let's get Astrophysical on Oxford Road

Manchester Metropolitan University's Faculty of Science & Engineering in partnership with the Manchester Astronomical Society, Oxford University Press and Blackwell’s invite you to Prof Chris Lintott’s talk and book signing event in Lecture Theatre C0.14, John Dalton Building, Chester Street, Manchester Metropolitan University, M1 5GD.

19h15 UTC/ZULU Thursday February 20, 2020

Copies of the book will be available for purchase(16GBP) on the evening.

DO JOIN us for this superb exposition in Citizen Science!

"The Crowd and the Cosmos is a superbly written insight into the unique and powerful contribution enthusiasts from all walks of life can make to scientific knowledge. It is also a fascinating and much-needed description of how we acquire reliable knowledge about nature, from the search for planets and perhaps civilizations around distant stars to observations of penguins in the Antarctic and what they can teach us about the impact we are having on our own world." Brian Cox

"Chris Lintott is a modest genius. He has quietly revolutionised modern astronomy (and a few other branches of science) by using digital platforms to involve the public. Anyone who wants to contribute some of their spare time is invited, through Chris's Zooniverse projects, to participate in real science. Literally millions have taken up the invitation. This is a beautifully readable book, which tells the story of the Zooniverse and much more. Chris is delightfully anecdotal, inclusive and witty, yet never shirks in-depth explanations of the cutting-edge science he's delivering to us, almost before we realise it - this is the New Age of Science for All!" Brian May

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