Galaxy Zoo - AI meets astronomy...

What's that light in the sky?

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Post Mon Jun 20, 2011 4:08 pm

Galaxy Zoo - AI meets astronomy...

Bora showed me something interesting the other day - a website where humans (like us) can help NASA classify galaxies according to their shape. Computers might be better at chess, but we know our galaxies a lot better! So far...

Here's the website:-

http://www.galaxyzoo.org/

Apparently, you might be the first person to see some of these images!

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Post Sun Nov 10, 2013 12:30 pm

Re: Galaxy Zoo - AI meets astronomy...

I love it! Thanks so much for that link.

I've just been trying the examples on their home page. It asks you a series of questions about the object you are viewing. It is trickier than I expected!

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