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Hi, I am a french cruncher, living in The Netherlands. I have been crunching for years now, when Seti@home started in the late 90's.


Do you have a Question for Steve Wozniak?
This is primarily for the people of Perth, but if you'd like me to ask Steve Wozniak a question - complete the survey - 10 Aug 2016, 0:34:14 UTC · Comment

How cool is this!!!
I’m excited to announce that I am hosting Think Inc.’s event An evening with Steve Wozniak Perth on 24th August. I’ll be talking to Woz about Apple, innovation, entrepreneurship, virtual reality and the amount of grunt needed from Astronomy. 5 Aug 2016, 6:39:32 UTC · Comment

Sorry for the radio quiet
Sorry for the quietness of late. I've been rather poorly.

But back on deck this week and we've got 64,000 new galaxies to process.
2 Aug 2016, 4:01:54 UTC · Comment

More Galaxies are on the way
More galaxies are on the way 9 May 2016, 0:47:51 UTC · Comment

Comparing galaxy morphology at high and low redshift
Hopefully everyone has been enjoying the latest set of galaxies. These objects are galaxy mergers identified by citizen scientist volunteers at galaxyzoo. We are going to be using them as part of an experiment contrasting different indicators of galaxy morphology at high and low redshift, so early and late epochs in the universe, respectively. A control sample of non-mergers is also being run at lower priority. In particular, working with my colleagues at JHU, we are measuring what is called non-parametric morphological indicators -- things like concentration, asymmetry, Gini coefficient, and many more -- both on the observed telescope images and on the physical parameter maps your CPUs are generating. This is normally done only on the observed images, and by working with derived physical quantities we hope to eliminate potential bias. Also, such measurements (for a complete set of non-parametric indicators) have never yet been compiled for the low redshift universe, though done frequently at high z. By working with the galaxies you are now processing we will establish a 'baseline' for galaxy morphology in the present day universe. Thanks! 29 Feb 2016, 15:09:33 UTC · Comment

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