Mar 28, 2022

Backyard Worlds: Cool Neighbors is Hiring!

Be a citizen science intern! The Backyard Worlds: Cool Neighbors citizen science project is hiring two undergraduate-level interns to help build the project's online interface within the Zooniverse platform. Applications are due April 11, 2022. The job posting can be found at:

Backyard Worlds: Cool Neighbors is a NASA-funded citizen science project aiming to discover some of the Sun's closest neighbors, such as brown dwarfs and cold stars. It’s an extension of the Backyard Worlds: Planet 9 project, which you can join right now by visiting

Image representing a round star colorized with bands of purple and red against a black background with white stars

A brown dwarf roaming the Milky Way galaxy. Image by citizen scientist/artist William Pendrill.

Credit:  William Pendrill

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