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A scientist and programmer with a literary bent, Valeria Pettorino thinks multiple angles and diverse points of view are needed to unriddle the nature of dark matter and dark energy.
The statistician Donald Richards lives to uncover subtle patterns hiding in real-world data.
To efficiently analyze a firehose of data, scientists first have to break big numbers into bits.
To assess the ocean’s health, ecology’s “rugged individualists” learned to get with the big data program.