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Data Driven: The New Big Science

The Mathematical Shape of Things to Come

October 4, 2013

Scientific data sets are becoming more dynamic, requiring new mathematical techniques on par with the invention of calculus.

Data Driven: The New Big Science

A Digital Copy of the Universe, Encrypted

October 2, 2013

As physics prepares for ambitious projects like the Large Synoptic Survey Telescope, the field is seeking new methods of data-driven discovery.

Data Driven: The New Big Science

Imagining Data Without Division

September 30, 2013

As science dives headlong into an ocean of data, the demands of large-scale interdisciplinary collaborations are growing increasingly acute.