A researcher seeks to uncover the mysteries of nearly four million photographs of Civil War-era images that may exist in the historical record
The 2019 US budget proposal contemplates a 42.3 percent reduction by 2028 in nondefense discretionary spending, where scientific research dollars are situated
Researchers discuss the benefits, challenges, and successes
Why scientists and startups have begun choosing this funding method
Articles in our September and October issues will cover this relatively new method of funding in the sciences
For almost a decade, Dr. Tyson Littenberg has been searching for the gravitational wave signals of black holes on behalf of the Laser Interferometer Gravitational-wave Observatory
Crowd science is making possible research projects that might otherwise be out of reach, tapping thousands of volunteers to help with such tasks as classifying animal photos, studying astronomical images, counting sea stars and examining cancer cell images. Also known as “citizen science,” these efforts to involve ordinary people in research projects have attracted interest from policy makers, scientific agencies and others.
Researchers at Georgia Tech studying the burgeoning phenomenon of crowdfunding have learned that the language used in online fundraising holds surprisingly predictive power about the success of such campaigns.