Open Science series

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The relationship between open source and science might in fact be reciprocal—science might begin to look more like open source. Researchers and scientists around the world are calling for freely-licensed data sets; open-access publishing conditions; and collaborative, transparent peer review. They're seeking ways open source principles might enhance centuries-old practices of knowledge production in the digital age.

It's becoming a movement: open science.

Learn more about the ways openness, transparency, rapid prototyping, and collaboration are impacting the ways science is both practiced and funded in our collection:

What is open science? — by Bryan Behrenshausen

US Air Force lab: robots, open source, and virtual reality — by Lauren Egts

Open source and open data's role in modern meteorology — by Ben Cotton

Open source sails the seven seas — by Mauro Calvi

A look at Elon Musk's Hyperloop competition — by John Cosgrove

The Dronecode Foundation aims to keep UAVs openTrishan de Lanerolle

Manipulating data in 3D with LidarViewer — by Lauren Egts

Explore the night sky with these two open source apps — by Don Watkins

16 science projects for open innovation — by Jen Wike Huger