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NASA is Calling All Nerds to Help Save the World

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NASA needs a hand finding asteroids that threaten our planet—so it's turning to crowd sourcing.So what does NASA want from citizen scientists? Better algorithms for identifying asteroids in the images it picks up with its telescopes. The challenge is to 'increase the detection sensitivity, minimize the number of false positives, ignore imperfections in the data, and run effectively on all computer systems.'

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