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The Citizen Scientists League promotes responsible scientific observation, experimentation, discovery, and invention. We encourage active participation, networking and publishing by science enthusiasts at all levels of education and experience.
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Switching Power Supply

Switching Power Supply | Amateur and Citizen Science | Scoop.it
My magnetometer sensor is going to run off a 12 lead acid battery charged with a solar panel. The main power needed is 5 V DC so a regulator to convert the battery voltage to 5 V DC is needed. I wi...
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Twitter / Pharaoness: BREATHTAKING image of M64, ...

RT @Pharaoness: BREATHTAKING image of M64, The Black Eye Galaxy! Eerie and beautiful! ☆♥☆ #Galaxy #Astronomy http://t.co/aTT2qPkxpQ
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“Hidden” Sources for Research

“Hidden” Sources for Research | Amateur and Citizen Science | Scoop.it
Researching any subject can take copious amounts of time especially if you don’t know where to find credible information. Unfortunately, credible information can be extremely difficult to locate if...
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Information sources you didn't know existed.

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Nearby Ancient Star is Almost as Old as the Universe

Nearby Ancient Star is Almost as Old as the Universe | Amateur and Citizen Science | Scoop.it
A metal-poor star located merely 190 light-years from the Sun is 14.46+-0.80 billion years old, which implies that the star is nearly as old as the Univers (This is why I love astronomy: RT @universetoday: Whoa.
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Python Diaries: A Quasi-Newbie (Re-)learns Programming

Python Diaries: A Quasi-Newbie (Re-)learns Programming | Amateur and Citizen Science | Scoop.it
I’m going to give Python a shot. What’s more, I’m going to display, nay, flaunt my ignorance and mistakes as I learn.
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UalypEsE

Massachusetts is leading the way in robotics. Check out all the cool robots in @MassTLC new report http://t.co/UalypEsE #robots #mass
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Galaxy Shed - Astronomy for everyone.

Galaxy Shed provides remote access to astronomical telescopes at one of the best sites in the US, for it's virtual astronomy community.
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Mars Rover Curiosity Completes First Full Drill

Mars Rover Curiosity Completes First Full Drill | Amateur and Citizen Science | Scoop.it
The Mars rover made history in completings its first drill for Martian soil samples on Friday. (For the first time in history, humans have drilled into rock on Mars.
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Is Geology Romantic? Sure It Is.

Is Geology Romantic? Sure It Is. | Amateur and Citizen Science | Scoop.it
Geologists and nongeologists share the romance of the field. (RT @aboutgeology: Is geology romantic?
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"National Science Foundation: Continue to fund the Green Bank Telescope."

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Save this radio telescope!

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Evolution Weekend: Religion and science, not in conflict

Evolution Weekend: Religion and science, not in conflict | Amateur and Citizen Science | Scoop.it
Since 2006, mid-February has been a time, in churches and synagogues across the nation, for an observance affirming the idea that religion and science are compatible, and that the theory of evolution in particular is not a threat to religious faith.
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Fractal analysis of urban sprawl

Fractal analysis of urban sprawl | Amateur and Citizen Science | Scoop.it
Urban sprawl picture shown at the Biennale of Venecia. Picture from the Biennale web page   It is not easy to analyze urban morphology with a case of Urban sprawl like this. I propose here some too...
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The Archaeology News Network: New whale species unearthed in California highway dig

The Archaeology News Network: New whale species unearthed in California highway dig | Amateur and Citizen Science | Scoop.it
#Paleontology New whale species unearthed in California highway dig: http://t.co/p9w4MeNBLI
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Kepler Discovers a System of Tiny Planets

Kepler Discovers a System of Tiny Planets | Amateur and Citizen Science | Scoop.it
NASA's Kepler mission scientists have discovered a new planetary system that is home to the smallest planet yet found around a star similar to our sun.
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On Ethics and Self-Policing in (Citizen) Science

On Ethics and Self-Policing in (Citizen) Science | Amateur and Citizen Science | Scoop.it
Science is experiencing a boost in enthusiasm and participation from the Citizen Science Movement. For those familiar it conjures up images of kids, adults and seniors counting birds or counting s...
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Home | Free Star Charts

Home | Free Star Charts | Amateur and Citizen Science | Scoop.it
Free Star Charts - Free Astronomy charts, latest night sky news, in-depth constellation guides and more (Very nice!!
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Yellowstone Wolf: Project Citizen Science

Harnessing public interest in Yellowstone's wolves with a citizen science website aimed at improving research and public outreach
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The amateur naturalists discovering new species

The amateur naturalists discovering new species | Amateur and Citizen Science | Scoop.it
Everyone knows there are lots of species yet to be discovered in rainforests and remote parts of the world. But hundreds are being discovered every year in Europe too - most of them by amateurs.
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Opportunities!

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Public Participation in Research Back in Vogue with Ascent of "Citizen Science": Scientific American

Public Participation in Research Back in Vogue with Ascent of "Citizen Science": Scientific American | Amateur and Citizen Science | Scoop.it
A modest effort to enlist amateur bird-watchers in the cause of ornithology wound up producing a fire hose of data and helping rewrite the rules of science
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Citizen Science Musings: Take A Class!

Citizen Science Musings: Take A Class! | Amateur and Citizen Science | Scoop.it
I will teach a course on Elementary Mathematical Methods for Science.
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Science isn't just for scientists - Brantford Expositor

Science isn't just for scientists - Brantford Expositor | Amateur and Citizen Science | Scoop.it
Science isn't just for scientists
Brantford Expositor
Science isn't just for scientists 0. By David Suzuki. Sunday, February 10, 2013 9:03:39 EST PM.
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Damn straight!

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The short-term course on Plant Tissue Culture and Molecular Biology organized ... - India Education Diary

The short-term course on Plant Tissue Culture and Molecular Biology organized ... - India Education Diary | Amateur and Citizen Science | Scoop.it
The short-term course on Plant Tissue Culture and Molecular Biology organized ...
India Education Diary
The course on advanced techniques in Plant Tissue Culture and Molecular Biology was coordinated by Professor M.
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Citizen scientists' contributions studied -2/1/2013, 12:51 PM - Hays Daily News

Citizen scientists' contributions studied -2/1/2013, 12:51 PM - Hays Daily News | Amateur and Citizen Science | Scoop.it
Hays Daily News Citizen scientists' contributions studied -2/1/2013, 12:51 PM Hays Daily News On the menu for Thursday night's Science Cafe was the topic of "Citizen Science: Science of, By and For People." The underlying theme was you don't have...
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Physics / 100 Greatest Discoveries - Documentary [Full Length]

Discovery Channel | Scientists have transformed the way we think and live throughout the centuries. What are the most important scientific discoveries of all...
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