Citizen Science

May 16th, 2015 by

This is a new term for me. I first came across it on Twitter when @NearbyWild made reference to the term during a conversation. I had to Google it to find out the meaning. On Wikipedia it is defined as:

Citizen science (also known as crowd science, crowd-sourced science, civic science, volunteer monitoring or networked science) is scientific research conducted, in whole or in part, by amateur or nonprofessional scientists.