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Message 1715147 - Posted: 19 Aug 2015, 6:40:09 UTC

From Nature magazine, an editorial on 'citizen scientists':

http://www.nature.com/news/rise-of-the-citizen-scientist-1.18192


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Message 1715159 - Posted: 19 Aug 2015, 7:08:09 UTC

Very indirectly. I assume you are referring to the mention of number crunchers.
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My motto: Never do today what you can put off until tomorrow as it may not be required. This no longer applies in light of current events.
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Message 1715200 - Posted: 19 Aug 2015, 8:37:55 UTC - in response to Message 1715159.  
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If you go to the Einstein@home home page, you'll find a description of how two volunteers have discovered a rare gamma-ray pulsar in the data of the FERMI gamma-ray space telescope. The discovery was submitted to the Astrophysical Journal Letters and has a huge number of authors, some of the staff of the Albert Einstein Institut of the Max Planck Gesellschaft in Hannover, directed by dr. Bruce Allen, head of the Einstein@home and Albert@home projects.
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Message 1715818 - Posted: 20 Aug 2015, 10:06:01 UTC - in response to Message 1715200.  

If you go to the Einstein@home home page, you'll find a description of how two volunteers have discovered a rare gamma-ray pulsar in the data of the FERMI gamma-ray space telescope. The discovery was submitted to the Astrophysical Journal Letters and has a huge number of authors, some of the staff of the Albert Einstein Institut of the Max Planck Gesellschaft in Hannover, directed by dr. Bruce Allen, head of the Einstein@home and Albert@home projects.
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& they still didn't get them to name those Pulsars...shame!

image what would it bring in PR if anyone of us could name a AP (4 SETi@home) we calculated 1st or confirmed?!
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