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The impact of galaxy colour gradients on cosmic shear measurement

Cosmic shear has been identified as the method with the most potential to constrain dark energy.

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Sat Jul 12, 2014

Bradenton.com

Manatee ranks 14th in national baby boomer rental study

Baby boomers love renting homes in Manatee and Sarasota counties. The same can be said for a lot of places in Florida -- It's no secret that the generation born between 1945 and 1964 has been moving to Florida for years, whether to buy retirement homes or to spend part of the year in vacation homes.

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Related Topix: Manatee County, FL, Sarasota County, FL, Florida, Housing, Science, Bradenton, FL

St. Cloud Times

Krebs column: School shootings claim reflects statistical spinKrebs...

Krebs column: School shootings claim reflects statistical spin '74 since Sandy Hook' isn't wrong, but FactCheck.org shows it's not exactly right Check out this story on sctimes.com: http://www.sctimes.com/story/opinion/2014/07/12/krebs-column-school-shootings-claim-reflects-statistical-spin/12579823/ That statement is my latest example of the ... (more)

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CiteULike

Logic and linear algebra: an introduction

To insert individual citation into a bibliography in a word-processor, select your preferred citation style below and drag-and-drop it into the document.

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Lambda the Ultimate

Interactive scientific computing; of pythonic parts and goldilocks languages

The scenario of these posts is to explain and constrast the difference between two scientific computing languages, Python and "SciPy/SymPy/NumPy, IPython, and Sage" on one side, and Julia on the other, as the result of two different design traditions, one following Ousterhout's Dichotomy of having a convenient scripting language on top of a fast ... (more)

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Related Topix: Science, Computer Science, Science / Technology, High Performance Computing, Programming Languages, Lisp

Press & Sun-Bulletin

A Life Lived: Barry Klipsch worked for Vestal in politics and in philanthropy

Lots of people donate blood, for example. Barry did it 55 times, according to his wife, Liz.

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Related Topix: Vestal, NY, Liz Claiborne, Apparel, Broome County, NY, Education Etc., DePauw University, Science

The Edgefield Advertiser

Who Should be Allowed to Vote?

One of my favorite politicians is John Lewis, the 1960's Civil Rights activist-turned-Congressman from Georgia.

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Fri Jul 11, 2014

Boston.com

From Reggie Wilson, a new exploration of the Exodus tale

For "Moses ," an evening-length work performed by Reggie Wilson/Fist & Heel Performance Group at the Jacob's Pillow Dance Festival this week, Wilson's inspirations are many, from his travels in Israel, Egypt, Turkey, and Mali to his interest in the African diaspora and even fractal geometry.

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The Motley Fool

Don't Expect the Federal Government to Add to the Oil Boom

A new report from the U.S. Energy Information Administration shows that the production of fossil fuels from federal lands fell in 2013 .

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NOLA.com

Jefferson Parish high schools show gains on state tests, loss in graduation rate

In general, students in Jefferson Parish's public high schools did better on state tests in the 2013-14 academic year than in the previous year, and slightly more students qualified for college scholarships.

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Seeking Alpha

Are Stocks In A Bubble? Analysis Of Valuations And Stock Buybacks

As I've been hearing the pushback to the market's gains, there are a few that are louder than the rest.

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Business Journal

Survey: Raleigh ranks eighth for tech job climate

The tech world is hungry for workers, and a new survey examining conditions for graduates hoping to land a job in the industry finds Raleigh ranks eighth in the nation.

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Related Topix: NerdWallet, Science, North Carolina State University

I programmer

Learning R

Author: Richard Cotton Publisher: O'Reilly Pages: 400 ISBN: 978-1449357108 Audience: Statisticians; novice programmers with a stats background Rating: 4 Reviewer: Mike James R is a language that is most used for statistical computing and any book on the subject has an important choice to make about whether or not to include teaching statistics.

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Brandon Sun

QuickList: Unemployment rates for selected Canadian cities in month of June

The national unemployment rate was 7.1 per cent in June. Statistics Canada also released seasonally adjusted, three-month average unemployment for major cities but cautions the figures may fluctuate widely because they are based on small statistical samples.

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National Institutes of Health

Young adults more likely to attend college

American young adults are more racially and ethnically diverse, more likely to graduate from high school, and attend college, and less likely to smoke than previous generations, according to a report by the Federal Interagency Forum on Child and Family Statistics.

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Hindustan Times

Indian mathematician wins Polya Prize for solving knotty riddle

A young Indian mathematician, Nikhil Srivastava, has been named a joint winner of the prestigious George Polya Prize for finding proof of a riddle that had eluded mathematicians for more than half a century.

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Thu Jul 10, 2014

Buffalo Rumblings

Most Important Stats: Part 3 of Goals for EJ: Statistical analysis of 2012 & 2013 passing offenses

Since work was so slow today, I thought I'd look post again and look at the correlation factor between each of the stats provided on pro-football-reference.com.

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The Baltimore Sun

Nancy S. Grasmick: Teaching teachers to teach STEM [Commentary]

The solution to the shortage of workers for well-paying STEM jobs does not begin with students in college; it begins in elementary schools with well-trained teachers who are prepared to inspire students early on in these science, technology, engineering and math fields.

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Related Topix: Towson University, Maryland, Maryland Government, Science, University of Texas at Austin, Opinion, Education

Examiner.com

Of 10 highest IQ's on earth, at least 8 are Theists, at least 6 are Christians

Have you ever heard the claim "all smart people are atheists", or maybe its inverse: "people who believe in God are dumb"? It's quite a pervasive urban legend, and one which I've known is false for a long time, but I didn't realize just how false until the other day.

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The Now Newspaper

SurreyCares wants you to grade Surrey

SurreyCares, formerly the Surrey Foundation, has just launched an online survey where they're asking residents to grade their community.

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