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SciStarter: Project MERCCURI!

Posted on Apr 11, 2013 by in Challenge, Featured, Science

SciStarter is scouring the country for microbes this month for our new citizen science research, Project MERCCURI! Meet the SciStarter team in New York City!
April 16: We'll be at the National Arts Building in New York City to celebrate Yuri's Night and collect more microbes.

If you can’t make it to one of these events, have no fear. We’re in the process of confirming similar events across the country and WE NEED YOU to help us collect microbes and, if you're interested, analyze the results. Sign up here to stay informed! PSSST: Every participant will earn a MERCCURI mission patch, too!

Uncover patterns of microbes on Earth and on the Space StationCollect microbes from stadiums, cell phones and shoesProject MERCCURI is an investigation of how microbes found in buildings on Earth (in public buildings, stadiums, etc) compare to those on board the biggest building ever built in space – the International Space Station (ISS).

Find hundreds of opportunities to contribute to real research on the SciStarter Project Finder.
Happy experimenting!