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Open Science series
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
Explore the night sky with these two open source apps — by Don Watkins
16 science projects for open innovation — by Jen Wike Huger