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Rob Simpson

Dr Robert Simpson works at the Zooniverse, a world-leading Citizen Science platform developing online mass-participation citizen-science projects. He is an astrophysicist and his research involves understanding how stars form.
He blogs at Orbiting Frog and created the Milky Way Project to map star formation in our galaxy.

Series featuring Rob Simpson

  • Alumni Weekend
# Episode Title Description People Date
1 Mystical Northern Lights Dr Rob Simpson from Zooniverse talks about the awe-inspiring aurorae, the Northern Lights, and other effects the sun can have on the earth. Find out why 2013 will be a spectacular year for this phenomenon and how and where is best to view it. Rob Simpson 14 Nov 2012
2 Zooniverse: what to do with half a million scientists? Dr Chris Lintott and Dr Rob Simpson explain using 'citizen power' to expand our knowledge of the Universe. Chris Lintott, Rob Simpson 14 Nov 2012