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a brief reflection on unknown quantities

Tonight I went to a nice talk about particle physics, and observational scale: the idea that how we observe something, and at what scale, changes what we see. A simple idea, fundamental to art and science, often forgotten in other … Continue reading

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earthquake map

google maps + usgs data + clever programmers = the earthquake map, where you can see what earthquakes happened worldwide yesterday or last week, and their magnitude. very, very cool. http://cse.ucdavis.edu/holliday/Quakes/ general conclusion: there’s a LOT of quakes that go … Continue reading

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