TED’s making a fantastic effort again to bring knowlegde closer to people. I remember when I first met near-genius Andras Eszes, research fellow at CERN, and listened to his hilarious presentation about dare to dream the unexpected. And now, CERN is pursuing similar efforts to Google Maps Views, on an atomic scale, lets your mind wander around the antimatter. I guess it must be the very opposite of looking at things.
At TEDxCERN, a TEDx event held at CERN, the world’s largest particle physics laboratory, scientist Chris Lintott introduced us to a bold new idea: crowdsourcing scientific discoveries.
Through his work with Zooniverse and Galaxy Zoo, Lintott has turned everyday citizens into…