Science & Society
Scientists-turned-students guide viewers through ‘The Most Unknown’
In The Most Unknown, a film on Netflix, a research round robin leads to fascinating discussions about scientific questions.
Website invites you to probe a 3-D human brain
Getting up close to the human brain is easy with BrainFacts.org’s interactive organ.
Science & Society
CuriosityStream satisfies a science-hungry audience
CuriosityStream, an online streaming service, offers viewers a plethora of science documentaries, including originals from Stephen Hawking and David Attenborough.
Citizen scientists join the search for Planet 9
Backyard Worlds: Planet 9, a citizen science project, lets space enthusiasts search for undiscovered objects in the sky, including a hypothesized planet at the far reaches of the solar system.
Interactive map reveals hidden details of the Milky Way
Gleamoscope, an interactive map, lets you explore the Milky Way galaxy and the nearby universe in many different electromagnetic frequencies.
Website turns Alzheimer’s research into a game
A new game assists Alzheimer’s researchers in the hunt for stalled blood vessels in the brains of mice.
Black hole app lets you blow up stars
NOVA’s Black Hole app for iPad is an addictive game that teaches lessons about gravity and astronomy while letting you hurl stars at one another.
Website tests predictive powers of the hive mind
Metaculus.com asks people to make predictions about the likelihood of future events.
Biologists seek help to ‘see’ itty-bitty molecules in 3-D
A new citizen science project called Microscopy Masters aims to improve how scientists build three-dimensional models of proteins.By Erin Wayman
Search for fossils from the comfort of home
The citizen science website FossilFinder.org lets anyone with an Internet connection look for fossils and characterize rocks at Kenya’s Lake Turkana BasinBy Erin Wayman
Zippy videos teach chemistry behind everyday life
The American Chemical Society breaks down complex reactions of everyday life in zippy online video clips.By Beth Mole
Help ornithologists develop bird photo ID tool
Cornell ornithology lab’s computer identification of common North American avian species needs your photos.