Citizen scientists help astronomers see the light

The combination of globally distributed computing power and innovative analysis methods is now a proven formula for the discovery of new once-elusive pulsars.Scientists from the Max Planck Institutes for Gravitational Physics and Radio Astronomy together with volunteers from Australia, Canada, France, Germany, Japan and the United States discovered four gamma-ray pulsars in data from the Fermi ... More at http://www.nsf.gov/news/news_summ.jsp?cntn_id=129680&WT.mc_id=USNSF_51&WT.mc_ev=click
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