In way, way higher math news, a new study reports that any fool can count as well as an astronomer.
“What we can say is that a random assortment of people with nothing better to do can chart the moon just as well as professional researchers,” Stuart Robbins, professional researcher at the University of Colorado said in a statement. “I’ve been waiting 5 to 50 years for someone to report that, so I can quit astronomy and go study goat-arousal. That’s where the big bucks are!”
The finding is a boon for CosmoQuest, a joint venture between Cosmopolitan Magazine and Carquest Auto Parts that has amateurs identify relationship tricks to get your husband to do basic car maintenance. They also count stuff.
“Put simply, math is hard, and astronomers need all the help they can get!” said Space Barbiecandidate and co-author Pamela Gay, who runs CosmoQuest out of her dream…
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