Amateur and Citiz...
Follow
Find
626 views | +0 today
Amateur and Citizen Science
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.
Your new post is loading...
Scooped by Citizen Scientists League
Scoop.it!

Meteor shower will light up night sky for just a few hours

Meteor shower will light up night sky for just a few hours | Amateur and Citizen Science | Scoop.it
Skywatchers will be setting their alarm clocks for the early morning hours Thursday when the annual Quadrantid meteor shower peaks. (There's going to be a meteor shower tonight!
Citizen Scientists League's insight:

Yet another reason to get up early!

more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Citizen Scientists League
Scoop.it!

Is there a single moment when a plant stops living and is considered dead? : biology

With animals it seems that there is a distinct point in time where we cross over from living to deceased, however with plants it seems to be more of a... (RT @annbot: Is there a single moment when a plant stops living and is considered dead?
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Citizen Scientists League
Scoop.it!

12 Months of Science: A Citizen Science Sampler | North Texas Science Education

12 Months of Science: A Citizen Science Sampler | North Texas Science Education | Amateur and Citizen Science | Scoop.it
12 months of science: a #citizenscience sampler, http://t.co/X3qiIwy2
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Citizen Scientists League
Scoop.it!

The Absolute Beginner's Guide to Arduino

The Absolute Beginner's Guide to Arduino | Amateur and Citizen Science | Scoop.it
RT @newsycombinator: The Absolute Beginner's Guide to Arduino http://t.co/65X1hlZJ
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Citizen Scientists League
Scoop.it!

2012: a year in astronomy

2012: a year in astronomy | Amateur and Citizen Science | Scoop.it
2012: a year in astronomy (RT @Infographitweet: 2012: a year in astronomy http://t.co/Tk1FnQ6c #infographics)
Citizen Scientists League's insight:

Since the world didn't end...

more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Citizen Scientists League
Scoop.it!

Mathematics Times

Mathematics Times | Amateur and Citizen Science | Scoop.it
Mathematics Times, by Naresh Paul: updated automatically with a curated selection of articles, blog posts, videos and photos. (Mathematics Times is out!
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Citizen Scientists League
Scoop.it!

Recent Storms Recall Dust Bowl Days as Drought Persists

Recent Storms Recall Dust Bowl Days as Drought Persists | Amateur and Citizen Science | Scoop.it
Citizen Scientists League's insight:

Those who cannot remember the past... etc.

more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Citizen Scientists League
Scoop.it!

Citizen Science Musings: Looking Backward

Citizen Science Musings: Looking Backward | Amateur and Citizen Science | Scoop.it
Citizen Scientists League - Scientific observation, experimentation, discovery and invention.
Citizen Scientists League's insight:

CSL's year that was, and what we can look forward to in 2013.

more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Citizen Scientists League
Scoop.it!

astronomy-to-zoology: Banded Piglet Squid ...

astronomy-to-zoology: Banded Piglet Squid ... | Amateur and Citizen Science | Scoop.it
astronomy-to-zoology: “ Banded Piglet Squid (Helicocranchia pfefferi) the banded piglet squid is a small 4in long species of squid of the family Cranchiidae (glass squids) found in the North Atlantic....
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Citizen Scientists League
Scoop.it!

Interview with Massimo Banzi, Co-Founder of Arduino @mbanzi @arduino

Interview with Massimo Banzi, Co-Founder of Arduino @mbanzi @arduino | Amateur and Citizen Science | Scoop.it
Wired Design Correspondent Mike Senese interviews the co-founder of Arduino: Massimo Banzi.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Citizen Scientists League
Scoop.it!

Alpha Particle X-Ray Spectroscopy- X-Ray Fluorescence in the Home Lab or: Fun with Quantum Physics

Alpha Particle X-Ray Spectroscopy- X-Ray Fluorescence in the Home Lab  or: Fun with Quantum Physics | Amateur and Citizen Science | Scoop.it
Citizen Scientists League - Scientific observation, experimentation, discovery and invention.
Citizen Scientists League's insight:

Now THIS is serious amateur science!

more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Citizen Scientists League
Scoop.it!

Why don't more girls study physics?

Why don't more girls study physics? | Amateur and Citizen Science | Scoop.it
RT @newbstockings: More #women in science and medicine as mentors please http://t.co/vpgg6tq6
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Citizen Scientists League
Scoop.it!

Nasa marks 50 years of space photography - in pictures

Nasa marks 50 years of space photography - in pictures | Amateur and Citizen Science | Scoop.it
Half a century after Mariner 2 swept past Venus at a distance of 22,000 miles, this year's images from across the solar system show how much technology has advanced (NASA marks 50 years of space photography - in pictures.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Citizen Scientists League
Scoop.it!

The Reference Frame

The best theoretical physics blog that the search engine can offer you, by a Czech conservative string theorist, focusing on high-energy physics and the climate change facts (RT @lumidek: Greenhouse effect doesn't contradict any laws of physics:...
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Citizen Scientists League
Scoop.it!

'Oldest fossils' found in Pilbara - The West Australian

'Oldest fossils' found in Pilbara - The West Australian | Amateur and Citizen Science | Scoop.it
The West Australian
'Oldest fossils' found in Pilbara
The West Australian
Fossils unearthed in the Pilbara could trigger a search for ancient life on other planets.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Citizen Scientists League
Scoop.it!

Physics Journey To Life: Day 8 - Fundamentals of Physics - 1.2 - The building blocs of matter

Physics Journey To Life: Day 8 - Fundamentals of Physics - 1.2 - The building blocs of matter | Amateur and Citizen Science | Scoop.it
Physics Journey To Life: Day 8 Fundamentals of Physics 1.2 - The buildi... http://t.co/dwcqD1F3 #balance #equality #Life #destruction #NOT
more...
No comment yet.
Suggested by Gregory Crawford
Scoop.it!

Archaebacteria: The Third Domain of Life Missed by Biologists for Decades: Scientific American

Archaebacteria: The Third Domain of Life Missed by Biologists for Decades: Scientific American | Amateur and Citizen Science | Scoop.it
These unusual bacteria are genealogically neither prokaryotes nor eukaryotes.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Citizen Scientists League
Scoop.it!

Ultrasonic Distance Measurement Using Python – Part 1 | Raspberry Pi Spy

Ultrasonic Distance Measurement Using Python – Part 1 | Raspberry Pi Spy | Amateur and Citizen Science | Scoop.it
RT @RPiSpy: Basic Ultrasonic Distance Measurement in Python on the @raspberry_pi using the GPIO http://t.co/IYQW6Skw #raspberrypi #python #robotics
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Citizen Scientists League
Scoop.it!

2012 Physics Year in Review - About - News & Issues

2012 Physics Year in Review - About - News & Issues | Amateur and Citizen Science | Scoop.it
Houston Chronicle
2012 Physics Year in Review
About - News & Issues
This particle is the last component of the Standard Model of Particle Physics to be discovered, and the July 4 announcement from the LHC researchers swept the physics community.
Citizen Scientists League's insight:

And in other news, F still equals MA.

more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Citizen Scientists League
Scoop.it!

Where does a math person go to learn quantum mechanics? - MathOverflow

Where does a math person go to learn quantum mechanics? - MathOverflow | Amateur and Citizen Science | Scoop.it
Where does a math person go to learn quantum mechanics? http://t.co/kbXihpfr #mathematics #mathematician #physics #physicst
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Citizen Scientists League
Scoop.it!

Meteor Showers, Comets + More Predictions for 2013

Meteor Showers, Comets + More Predictions for 2013 | Amateur and Citizen Science | Scoop.it
I can’t believe it is once again time to preview the visibility forecast for a new year of meteor showers and other astronomical events. Where has the time gone?
Citizen Scientists League's insight:

Mark your calendar.

more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Citizen Scientists League
Scoop.it!

China spends over 10 bln yuan on science public education - Nzweek

China spends over 10 bln yuan on science public education - Nzweek | Amateur and Citizen Science | Scoop.it
China spends over 10 bln yuan on science public education
Nzweek
BEIJING, Dec. 31 — China spent 10.63 billion yuan (1.7 billion U.S.
Citizen Scientists League's insight:

We need to see this and raise...

more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Citizen Scientists League
Scoop.it!

The mathematics behind making paper snowflakes [video] - Holy Kaw!

The mathematics behind making paper snowflakes [video] - Holy Kaw! | Amateur and Citizen Science | Scoop.it
The mathematics behind making paper snowflakes [video]
http://t.co/0w9ohn6F
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Citizen Scientists League
Scoop.it!

Mission 26 The Big Endeavour

A very special thanks to the City of Inglewood, Chief of Police Mark Fronterotta, Lieutenant James Madia, Sergeant Dirk Dewachter, and to the Men and Women of the…
Citizen Scientists League's insight:

This is old news, but this is still a wonderful tribute to Endeavour and her last journey.

more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Citizen Scientists League
Scoop.it!

Oops! 5 retracted science studies from 2012

Oops! 5 retracted science studies from 2012 | Amateur and Citizen Science | Scoop.it
When you read about medical breakthroughs in the newspapers, you shouldn't get your hopes up. An increasing number of scientific studies are just plain wrong and are ultimately retracted (Oops!
Citizen Scientists League's insight:

Uh... never mind!

more...
No comment yet.