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"The basic idea behind open source is very simple. When programmers on the Internet can read, redistribute, and modify the source for a piece of software, it evolves. People improve it, people adapt it, people fix bugs. And this can happen at a speed that, if one is used to the slow pace of conventional software development, seems astonishing...
...The Open Source pages exist to make this case to the commercial world."    - Introduction to Open Source -

* Galaxy Zoo

market download To understand how galaxies have formed, astronomers need your help to classify them according to their shapes. If you're quick, you may even be the first person to see the galaxies you're asked to classify. Images come from telescopes including Hubble and the Sloan Digital Sky Survey.

This app caches several subjects locally so you can classify even while offline and have the classifications automatically uploaded later.

This is an official Zooniverse app. To learn more about the Galaxy Zoo project and our science, visit


*** The sequence of questions is determined by the Galaxy Zoo project and is consistent with the web UI.

*** This page explains why Galaxy Zoo needs various permissions:

*** You can help to translate this app to your language:

Author: murrayc
Version: 1.69
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Market downloads: 5,000-10,000
Market rating: 4.6 / 5.0
Category: Top:/Applications/Education

Added: 2014-12-06
Updated: 2017-07-03
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