The Age Of Citizen Science
Citizen scientists and members of the public have done everything from discover species, to document sea temperatures changes.
Just this year in Australia, an amateur astronomer named Andrew Grey, a mechanic from Darwin, helped scientists discover a whole set of new planets.
But why are people like you, donating their time, to help scientists document and discover. And is crowdfunding the scientific method really trustworthy?
Producer/Presenter: Miles P Herbert
Annette Scanlon: Lecturer School of Natural and Built Environments
John Turnbull: Marine Ecologist and Social Scientist, University of New South Wales
Shuanna Murray: Associate Professor, Climate Change Cluster
Core Member, Climate Change Cluster