Why do we need 'citizen science'?

08 August 2012

Portrait of Professor Pedro Ferreira

with Professor Pedro Ferreira
Professor of Astrophysics

Oxford Martin Senior Alumni FellowProfessor Pedro Ferreira was Co-Director of the Oxford Martin Programme on Computational Cosmology.His main interests are in Physical Cosmology and spans from the very early Universe to current measurements of struct...

Harnessing the general public to help analyse complex data sets is not only helping scientists with galaxy classification. Pedro Ferreira explains how First World War ship's logs are providing invaluable information to climate scientists and social historians.