Citizen scientists re-tune Hubble’s galaxy classification

Royal Astronomical Society IMAGE: Spiral structure in the Pinwheel Galaxy (Messier 101), as observed by the Hubble Space Telescope. view more Credit: NASA, ESA, CXC, SSC, and STScI Hundreds of thousands of volunteers have helped to overturn almost a century of galaxy classification, in a new study using data from the longstanding Galaxy Zoo project.…

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