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              The Crowd & the Cosmos: Adventures in the Zooniverse
               

              The Crowd & the Cosmos: Adventures in the Zooniverse (Audio CD / Audio, Simultaneous Release)

              Read by Lintott, Chris

              • RRP: $39.99
              • $33.99
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              The world of science has been transformed. Where once astronomers sat at the controls of giant telescopes in remote locations, praying for clear skies, now they have no need to budge from their desks, as data arrives in their inbox. And what they receive is overwhelming; projects... now being built provide more data in a few nights than in the whole of humanities' history of observing the Universe. It's not just astronomy either - dealing with this deluge of data is the major challenge for scientists at CERN, and for biologists who use automated cameras to spy on animals in their natural habitats. Artificial intelligence is one part of the solution - but will it spell the end of human involvement in scientific discovery?
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              ISBN 9780655626435
              Published AU 24 Oct 2019
              Publisher Bolinda Publishing
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              The Crowd & the Cosmos: Adventures in the Zooniverse
               

              The Crowd & the Cosmos: Adventures in the Zooniverse (Audio disc / Other, Simultaneous Release)

              Read by Lintott, Chris

              • RRP: $39.99
              • $33.99
              • Save $6.00
              • In Stock At Publisher

              The world of science has been transformed. Where once astronomers sat at the controls of giant telescopes in remote locations, praying for clear skies, now they have no need to budge from their desks, as data arrives in their inbox. And what they receive is overwhelming; projects... now being built provide more data in a few nights than in the whole of humanities' history of observing the Universe. It's not just astronomy either - dealing with this deluge of data is the major challenge for scientists at CERN, and for biologists who use automated cameras to spy on animals in their natural habitats. Artificial intelligence is one part of the solution - but will it spell the end of human involvement in scientific discovery?
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              ISBN 9780655626442
              Published AU 24 Oct 2019
              Publisher Bolinda Publishing
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              The Crowd and the Cosmos: Adventures in the Zooniverse

              The Crowd and the Cosmos: Adventures in the Zooniverse (Hardback)

              By Lintott, Chris

              • RRP: $40.99
              • $32.79
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              Astronomer and TV presenter Chris Lintott tells the story of the Zooniverse, the platform which enables hundreds of thousands of ordinary people to contribute to scientific research. He describes the discoveries they are making, and shows how, in the world of Big Data and smart m...achines, humans play a unique part in adding to scientific knowledge.
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              ISBN 9780198842224
              Released AU 7 Nov 2019
              Publisher Oxford University Press (S1)
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              The Crowd and the Cosmos: Adventures in the Zooniverse
                

              The Crowd and the Cosmos: Adventures in the Zooniverse (Audio CD / Audio, Unabridged edition)

              Read by Lintott, Chris

              • RRP: $57.50
              • $48.88
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              The world of science has been transformed. Where once astronomers sat at the controls of giant telescopes in remote locations, praying for clear skies, now they have no need to budge from their desks, as data arrives in their inbox. And what they receive is overwhelming; projects... now being built provide more data in a few nights than in the whole of humanity's history of observing the Universe. It's not just astronomy either - dealing with this deluge of data is the major challenge for scientists at CERN, and for biologists who use automated cameras to spy on animals in their natural habitats. Artificial intelligence is one part of the solution - but will it spell the end of human involvement in scientific discovery? No, argues Chris Lintott. We humans still have unique capabilities to bring to bear - our curiosity, our capacity for wonder, and, most importantly, our capacity for surprise. It seems that humans and computers working together do better than computers can on their own. But with so much scientific data, you need a lot of scientists - a crowd, in fact. Lintott found such a crowd in the Zooniverse, the web-based project that allows hundreds of thousands of enthusiastic volunteers to contribute to science. In this book, Lintott describes the exciting discoveries that people all over the world have made, from galaxies to pulsars, exoplanets to moons, and from penguin behavior to old ship's logs. This approach builds on a long history of so-called citizen science, given new power by fast internet and distributed data. Discovery is no longer the remit only of scientists in specialist labs or academics in ivory towers. It's something we can all take part in. As Lintott shows, it's a wonderful way to engage with science, yielding new insights daily. You, too, can help explore the Universe in your lunch hour.
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              ISBN 9780655640417
              Published AU 10 Mar 2020
              Publisher Bolinda Publishing
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              The Crowd and the Cosmos: Adventures in the Zooniverse
                

              The Crowd and the Cosmos: Adventures in the Zooniverse (Audio CD / Audio, Unabridged edition)

              Read by Lintott, Chris

              • RRP: $76.50
              • $65.02
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              The world of science has been transformed. Where once astronomers sat at the controls of giant telescopes in remote locations, praying for clear skies, now they have no need to budge from their desks, as data arrives in their inbox. And what they receive is overwhelming; projects... now being built provide more data in a few nights than in the whole of humanity's history of observing the Universe. It's not just astronomy either - dealing with this deluge of data is the major challenge for scientists at CERN, and for biologists who use automated cameras to spy on animals in their natural habitats. Artificial intelligence is one part of the solution - but will it spell the end of human involvement in scientific discovery? No, argues Chris Lintott. We humans still have unique capabilities to bring to bear - our curiosity, our capacity for wonder, and, most importantly, our capacity for surprise. It seems that humans and computers working together do better than computers can on their own. But with so much scientific data, you need a lot of scientists - a crowd, in fact. Lintott found such a crowd in the Zooniverse, the web-based project that allows hundreds of thousands of enthusiastic volunteers to contribute to science. In this book, Lintott describes the exciting discoveries that people all over the world have made, from galaxies to pulsars, exoplanets to moons, and from penguin behavior to old ship's logs. This approach builds on a long history of so-called citizen science, given new power by fast internet and distributed data. Discovery is no longer the remit only of scientists in specialist labs or academics in ivory towers. It's something we can all take part in. As Lintott shows, it's a wonderful way to engage with science, yielding new insights daily. You, too, can help explore the Universe in your lunch hour.
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              ISBN 9780655640134
              Published AU 10 Mar 2020
              Publisher Bolinda Publishing
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              Bang!: The Complete History of the Universe
               

              Bang!: The Complete History of the Universe (Hardback, 2nd edition)

              By May, Brian; Moore, CBE, DSc, FRAS, Sir Patrick; Lintott, Chris

              • RRP: $85.00
              • $85.00
              • Internationally sourced

              May, lead guitarist for Queen and a freshly minted astrophysics Ph.D., joins forces with legendary astronomer Patrick Moore and astrophysicist Chris Lintott in Bang! to consider the history of the universe from the Big Bang to Heat Death.

              ISBN 9780801889851
              Released AU 15 Apr 2008
              Publisher Johns Hopkins University Press
              Interest Age 18+ years
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