Help count craters on Mars!

Understanding the accuracy of automation is ever increasingly important – and is the focus of many research projects – including Curtin University student Philip Long.

His work is looking at craters on Mars and you can help evaluate the accuracy of an automated crater counting algorithm. Keen? If you go to the website, you’ll see a picture of the surface of Mars. If you see a crater in the middle of the picture, then click “Yes”, if not, click “No”, and if there’s a crater but it’s not in the middle of the picture then click “Re-Center”. It’s that easy, and there’s additional information and a training section on the website.

Head to to help out!

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Curtin University Human Research Ethics Committee (HREC) has approved this study (HREC number HRE2017-0618)

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