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Get your audiences to help find new worlds

Friday, April 14, 2017   (0 Comments)
Posted by: Sharon Shanks
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NASA-funded Website Lets Public Search for New Nearby Worlds -

You can get your audiences involved in citizen science!

NASA is inviting the public to help search for possible undiscovered worlds in the outer reaches of our solar system and in neighboring interstellar space. A new website, called Backyard Worlds: Planet 9, lets everyone participate in the search by viewing brief movies made from images captured by NASA's Wide-field Infrared Survey Explorer (WISE) mission. The movies highlight objects that have gradually moved across the sky.

Go to the Backyard Worlds website for more information.

 


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