What game can be developed to help physicists with their discoveries?

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I have seen many groups of scientists that make games for reaseatches in their field . Their is a game that collect data from players and these data are studied from physicists who are trying to build a quantum computer and others who are trying to discover something in physics theoretical or experimental . So what game or app can be done in these day to help physicists with their discoveries ? Any idea ?
 

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billy_joule
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Do you have a link to your examples?
 
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ricky33
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Do you have a link to your examples?
I know an example of a game that collect data to build a quantum computer but I want ideas not in quantum world
here is the game name : https://www.scienceathome.org/games/quantum-moves/game
 
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Foldit is an onlinepuzzle video game about protein folding. It is part of an experimental research project developed by the University of Washington's Center for Game Science in collaboration with the UW Department of Biochemistry. The objective of Foldit is to fold the structures of selected proteins as well as possible, using tools provided in the game. The highest scoring solutions are analysed by researchers, who determine whether or not there is a native structural configuration (native state) that can be applied to relevant proteins in the real world. Scientists can then use these solutions to target and eradicate diseases and create biological innovations. A 2010 paper in the science journal Nature credited Foldit's 57,000 players with providing useful results that matched or outperformed algorithmically computed solutions.[1]
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Foldit
 

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