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The relativity of raw data

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Data scientists often say that they want access to the ‘raw data’ – but what does that term mean?

The Friendliest of Fire

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How on earth could an American pilot get a Distinguished Flying Cross for shooting down an American plane? The Friendliest of Fire (via Now I Know) tells all.

Hello World!

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In the proud tradition of programmers everywhere, I use my first blog post to say “Hello World!”.

Minnow Telescope Finds Massive Planet

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Since ancient times, mankind has studied the sky and wondered what the ‘wandering stars’ (planets) might be. In the last two decades, we have found hundreds ...