The Vanishing Stars citizen science project opens the skies to the public

The stars are not supposed to simply disappear, but the countless bright objects that popped up in the sky in the 1950s are no longer there.

To try to solve the mystery, scientists have turned to a growing field known as citizen science, where ordinary people of all ages around the world can participate in research projects aimed at answering real scientific questions about our surroundings, whether it be on a land or in space. Sources of Evanescence and Emergence Through a Century of Observations (VASCO) The citizen science project, which began in 2017, delves into the archives to find out how stars they change.

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