Researchers propose a better way to make sense of 'Big Data'
Big Data is everywhere, and we are constantly told that it holds the answers to almost any problem we want to solve. Companies collect information on how we shop, doctors and insurance companies gather our ...
Patterns of interfering massive particles
Two-particle interference has been the focus of many studies, specifically in quantum optics with photons. However, interference between two massive, identical particles is not so well understood. In a study published in ...
Magnetically stimulated flow patterns offer strategy for heat transfer problems
(Phys.org) —Sandia National Laboratories researchers Jim Martin and Kyle Solis have what Martin calls "a devil of a problem."
Biggest ever linguistic survey on Twitter could find the next 'selfie' or 'twerk'
Academics from Aston University (UK) will analyse more than one billion tweets from the UK and US in a linguistic study to discover how new words emerge and spread.
Would seasonal forecasting enable us to cope with our changing weather?
We've experienced an exceptionally wet and windy winter, and while our weather forecasters are far better at telling us what to expect in the next two or three days, they still struggle with long range seasonal forecasting.
Two new butterfly species discovered in eastern US
Butterflies are probably best-loved insects. As such, they are relatively well studied, especially in the United States. Eastern parts of the country are explored most thoroughly. First eastern US butterfly ...