Share on Google Plus Share on Twitter 1 Share on Facebook 1 Share on LinkedIn Share on PInterest Share on Fark! Share on Reddit Share on StumbleUpon Tell A Friend 1 (3 Shares)  
Printer Friendly Page Save As Favorite View Favorites (# of views)   No comments

NASA is Calling All Nerds to Help Save the World

Quicklink submitted By       Message molly cruz     Permalink
Related Topic(s): ; ; , Add Tags

View Ratings | Rate It

opednews.com

Author 7804
Become a Fan
  (13 fans)
NASA needs a hand finding asteroids that threaten our planet—so it's turning to crowd sourcing.So what does NASA want from citizen scientists? Better algorithms for identifying asteroids in the images it picks up with its telescopes. The challenge is to "increase the detection sensitivity, minimize the number of false positives, ignore imperfections in the data, and run effectively on all computer systems."

Read the rest of the story HERE:

At news.msn.com

- Advertisement -
- Advertisement -