Open access network for astronomical observations
Connotea Imports 2012-07-31
"Europeans are supporting efforts to provide free access to scientific data as well as research opportunities via a virtual community. The latest venture to push this forward is the GLORIA ('Global robotic telescopes intelligent array for e-Science') project, which has clinched EUR 2.5 million under the 'Research infrastructures' Theme of the EU's Seventh Framework Programme (FP7). The plan? To offer access to a budding number of robotic telescopes via a Web 2.0 environment on four continents by 2014. GLORIA will become a network for citizen science, effectively fuelling research quality through open networks and e-Infrastructures...."