Completely satisfied New 12 months & YouTube livestream this Thursday

Completely satisfied New 12 months Everybody! We are able to’t thanks sufficient for making Zooniverse doable. Thanks, thanks, thanks!!!!

We have now a lot to rejoice from 2023. 

  • We welcomed our 2.5 millionth registered participant!
    • Thus far: 2.6 million registered individuals from 190 international locations
    • Prime international locations in 2023: US, UK, Germany, India, Canada, Australia
  • 400 Zooniverse tasks publicly launched
    • 40 new tasks in 2023 alone; ~90 energetic tasks at any given time
    • Every led by a unique analysis crew. Zooniverse companions with a whole bunch of universities, analysis institutes, museums, libraries, zoos, NGOs, and extra
  • 400 peer-reviewed publications (30 in 2023 alone)
  • 780 million classifications (65 million classifications in 2023 alone)
  • 5 million posts within the Zooniverse ‘Discuss’ dialogue boards (680K in 2023 alone)
  • 19.5 million hours of participation
    • 1.6 million hours in 2023 alone; equal to 780 FTEs

We welcome you to affix us this Thursday for a YouTube LiveStream from 2:15pm-3:15pm CST (8:15pm GMT; Friday 1:15am in India) celebrating Zooniverse 2023 Milestones as a part of a Press Convention for the American Astronomical Society Assembly taking place this week in New Orleans.

Bonus: the Press Convention will embody a slew of different astronomy associated discoveries, mysteries, and intrigues. Join through (open to the general public). Additionally, all through the week we’ll submit on (with the hashtag #aas243) about our experiences on the convention. 

Milestones are nice to rejoice, however everyone knows a deep magic is within the on a regular basis moments – catching a penguin chick within the midst of a humorous dance on Penguin Watch, listening to a coo that reminds you of your individual little loves in Maturity of Child Sounds, uncovering a misplaced genealogical clue in Civil Struggle Bluejackets, connecting with somebody from the opposite aspect of the globe who shares your pursuits in chimps and their fascinating behaviors by means of the Discuss dialogue boards, and extra, and extra. Great when you’d prefer to share certainly one of your on a regular basis Zooniverse moments with us by tagging @the_zooniverse on X (previously Twitter) or sharing through electronic mail at Listening to your moments helps us higher perceive how the Zooniverse group creates that means and affect from these experiences (and what we are able to do to nurture these moments). 

Wishing you a joyful and mild 2024. Cheers to new beginnings and continued adventures collectively. 

Zooniverse PI, VP Science Engagement, Adler Planetarium in Chicago

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