When is big data too big? Making data-based models comprehensible

Data-driven mathematical modeling is having an enormous impact on the ability to organize and describe very large data sets, and make inferences and predictions about populations and situations based on sampling data. However, ...

NASA camera catches moon 'photobombing' Earth

For only the second time in a year, a NASA camera aboard the Deep Space Climate Observatory (DSCOVR) satellite captured a view of the moon as it moved in front of the sunlit side of Earth.

Get Started: Small businesses at risk for cyberattacks

Small businesses' inability or failure to deal with their vulnerability to cyber criminals puts them increasingly at risk for online attacks, witnesses told a congressional hearing last week. Part of the problem is innocence ...

EU limits glyphosate use during 18-month extension

EU member states on Monday approved limiting use of the weedkiller glyphosate during an 18-month extension Brussels granted ahead of a report on whether the chemical can cause cancer.

Satellite movie shows Tropical Cyclone Blas fading

An animation of visible and infrared imagery from NOAA's GOES-West satellite from July 9 to July 11 shows Tropical Storm Blas weakening to a remnant followed by a strengthening Tropical Cyclone Celia.

Supercomputers fire lasers to shoot gamma ray beam

Ever play with a magnifying lens as a kid? Imagine a lens as big as the Earth. Now focus sunlight down to a pencil tip. That still wouldn't be good enough for what some Texas scientists have in mind. They want to make light ...

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