Learn from Ariel and her terrific site spacehack.org how to participate in Space Exploration yourself.
From South by Southwest Interactive 2010:
From discovering galaxies to folding proteins: how to actively contribute to science. Science projects are harnessing open collaboration to further discovery and exploration. As a result, citizen science is witnessing a renaissance. The panel will discuss how you can get involved and challenges faced in making science open.
- Ariel Waldman, Spacehack.org
- Kirsten Sanford, This Week in Science
- Jessy Cowan-Sharp , NASA
- Natalie Villalobos, Google
- Tantek Çelik tantek.com
From Science Hack Day: the Best Science Hack winners and their robots.
Guests: Ariel Waldman founder of Spacehack.org, Christie Dudley of Team FREDnet, Geoffrey Chu and Matt Everingham of NASA Ames Research Center, David Burchanowski of awesomenessinabox.com and Jade Wang, neuroscientist at NASA
Don’t panic: the next big science revolution isn’t just for asteroid miners or CERN scientists.
Just as science fiction has often shown the way to future inventions, the act of hacking is now generating prototypes that act as footholds for future explorations, discoveries and epiphanies in science. This presentation takes you on a tour of our universe (from black holes and dark matter to exoplanets and the search for extraterrestrial intelligence) and shows you how you can actively explore the final frontier through getting excited and making things.
Ariel Waldman is the founder of Spacehack.org, a directory of ways to participate in space exploration. She also organises Science Hack Day San Francisco, an event that brings together scientists, technologists, designers and people with good ideas to see what they can create in one weekend.
Spotting a theme here? Ariel is mad about science and does everything she can to make it more accessible to everyone.