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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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