Everyone in the world today has a smart phone, and we can get a lot of information through smart phones, such as weather forecasts, earthquake warnings, and so on.
Today, 3trivia shared with trivia lovers about how smart phones can help us live a healthier and happier life. The topic of this issue is Crowdsourcing Science.
The prevalence of smartphones has for the first time given scientists an opportunity to use the general public to collect information. Monitoring wildlife is one of the biggest ways people can help, with apps available for tracking everything from tree species to invasive animals and bird populations. NASA has also created an app to allow users to collect data on meteor showers, including the time, location and brightness. The information is sent to experts for analysis, and the app keeps amateur astronomers up to date with where and when they’re likely to spot shooting stars.