News tagged with mathematical modelling

Kuiper Belt objects point the way to Planet 9

On January 20th, 2016, researchers Konstantin Batygin and Michael E. Brown of Caltech announced that they had found evidence that hinted at the existence of a massive planet at the edge of the Solar System. Based on mathematical ...

dateMar 14, 2016 in Space Exploration
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Using statistics to predict rogue waves

Scientists have developed a mathematical model to derive the probability of extreme waves. This model uses multi-point statistics, the joint statistics of multiple points in time or space, to predict how likely extreme waves ...

dateMar 11, 2016 in General Physics
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Search narrows for Planet Nine

US astronomers announced last month they may have found a ninth planet beyond Neptune, but conceded they had no idea where on an estimated 10,000-20,000-year orbit it might be.

dateFeb 23, 2016 in Astronomy
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Weather applications of mathematical statistics

The application possibilities seem to be endless when it comes to mathematical statistics. Several of the researchers at the department work with issues related to weather, climate and environment – Igor Rychlik and David ...

dateJan 29, 2016 in Earth Sciences
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