From IGN: “EVE Online is a massively multiplayer online game where players can mine planets, fight other players in all-out war, and fly through wormholes to reach new destinations. Now its helping scientists learn more about COVID-19.

Through a citizen science project called Project Discovery, players are able to help scientists in the real world solve problems that need human input, such as helping scientists discover new planets. Over the past year, theyve been helping scientists learn more about COVID-19.”

Source: N4G PC How EVE Online Players Saved Real-World Scientists 330 Years of Research on COVID-19