"Hack the Stars
is the first-ever (overnight!) hackathon at the American
Museum of Natural History. We're opening up the Digital Universe data
and challenging hackers to build
applications that use that data, along with
publicly available data
sets from NASA, NOAA, and more to rethink how we
study, visualize, and
understand the stars.
November 7-8, 2014 (starts 6pm Friday night, ends with demos and a cocktail
reception on Saturday from 6-9pm)
Hall of the Universe, under the Hayden Planetarium at AMNH
Must be 18+ "
(there's only room for 100 participants).
We will get challenges from the museum researchers
soon... There will be food, drink, kids programs on Saturday, and all
kinds of fun stuff! And if you can't make it,
please forward this to 2 people you know who are awesome doers /
hackers / designers - we need amazing people to make some amazing