Open Science

Open Science is a series covering open source software, hardware, data, research, and more in the sciences and why it matters today. Read from our collection of articles in this series.

7 science projects powered by open source GIS

7 science projects powered by open source GIS
FOSS4G North America is taking place in Raleigh, NC next week. We highlight some of the ways open source geographic tools are changing science.Read more

Measurement Lab explores the current state of the Internet

M-Lab explores the current state of the Internet
M-Lab is the largest open Internet data project powered by crowdsourcing measurements of people's Internet connections from around the world.Read more

Experimenting with the Raspberry Pi Sense HAT

Experimenting with the Raspberry Pi Sense HAT
The Opensource.com team has been fascinated by the Raspberry Pi Sense HAT , a low-cost addon for the Raspberry Pi that enables astronauts and citizen...Read more

5 Eclipse tools for processing and visualizing data

5 Eclipse tools for processing and visualizing data
Five highly sophisticated scientific workbenches to help scientists and researchers to quickly make sense of their data in a reproducible way.Read more

A tool to help you find your next STEM role model

A tool to help conference organizers find diverse speakers
STEMM Role Models helps connect event organizers with presenters from underrepresented groups.Read more

11 resources for teaching and learning Python

Teaching Python and more with open educational resources
Brian Hall shares a few of the open source resources he used to teach his college-level Python programming class.Read more

Free, high-quality education resources from the National Science Digital Library

Free, high-quality education resources from the National Science Digital Library
The National Science Digital Library is a collection of high-quality online educational resources for teaching and learning science.Read more