Vibrations on the surface of a steelpan, captured using a high speed camera.


It’s that most wonderful time of the year again, and Zooniverse Advent is back! This year we are doing it slightly differently than before. This season is all about sharing and giving, so we’re going to use it to promote 24 of our live projects that are most in need of your help.

Up first is Steelpan Vibrations. This amazing project is focusing on understanding the physics of beautiful sounding steel drum musical instruments. The team of researchers from Joliet Junior College in Illinois still need over 150,000 classifications to get their work done. Jump in and help them get it done at