Monthly Archives: March 2011

The scientific literature: dealing with signal-to-noise

It’s become a modern-day cliche that we have to cope with total information overload nearly all the time now: the Internet has so accelerated the pace of communication and innovation that it’s all we can do to keep up with … Continue reading

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Caltech Fireworks day 4: PISNe, Quimbies, etc.

In the name of getting on to more, um, current topics, here’s my summary of the last day of the Caltech Fireworks Meeting: Day 4 was devoted to everything that didn’t fit into the first three days. A big chunk … Continue reading

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Caltech Fireworks day 3: Next-generation surveys

(NB: I just got back to Australia yesterday, so yes, these notes describe stuff that happened a week and a half ago. But bear with me, I’m still jet-lagged.) Day 3 at Caltech was a light day, with only a … Continue reading

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