Help discover how ants search

Join a citizen science project to investigate how ants work together, without a plan, to explore new areas.

Do a simple, easy experiment with inexpensive materials. The same experiment was done in microgravity on the International Space Station.

The goal is to discover some of the collective search strategies that more than 14000 species of ants have evolved in diverse environments - everything but microgravity - on Earth.

This short animation explains the problem of collective search and why discovering new ant algorithms will be of great interest in robotics.