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By Nicole Gugliucci on August 6, 2013 in

About a month ago I asked you to identify a section of landscape and tell us if it was a place on Earth or elsewhere in the solar system. And you all got it right! Not only that, but the commentors even identified that some kind of flow was responsible, and it was indeed a […]

By Nicole Gugliucci on June 6, 2013 in

Greetings, all, from Indianapolis where the 222nd American Astronomical Society meeting is just about wrapping up. And a AAS meeting means that there will be lots of talk of exoplanets. In fact, the event kicked off with a plenary talk about transiting exoplanets by David Latham called “The Search for Habitable Worlds.” The talk focused […]

By AstroStu on March 24, 2013 in

This post was originally written by IreneAnt and edited and posted by Astrostu. This past week the Moon Mappers science co-leads, Stuart and Irene, have been in Houston, TX (USA) attending the Lunar and Planetary Science Conference. This is an annual conference where planetary scientists congregate and present their most recent and exciting findings. On […]

By Nicole Gugliucci on December 5, 2012 in

It’s here! A brand new citizen science project! Everyone, welcome Mercury Mappers to our happy family. Technically, it is still in “beta” which means that all the site content isn’t in place, but we are so excited to have the data and tools up and running that we’re going ahead and sharing it anyway. This […]

By AstroStu on October 18, 2012 in

Over the past weekend, CosmoQuest hit 1 million craters marked across all science interfaces, and I wrote a post about some of the basic stats about you, our volunteers. MoonMappers itself is at about 910,000 craters as I write this (the balance being done in the AsteroidMappers task). So with stats now out of the […]