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community

Overview page. Subjects: Social Sciences — Arts and Humanities.

Many sociological and anthropological definitions exist, but most tend to privilege some combination of small-scale, relative boundedness, strong affective ties, traditionalism, and...

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PPARC Community Meeting

Andrew LeMasurier.

in Astronomy & Geophysics

December 1998; p ublished online December 1998 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Astronomy and Astrophysics; Geophysics. 0 words.

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Vikram A. Sarabhai Community Science Centre

Edited by Stephen O'Meara and E. Julius Dasch.

in A Dictionary of Space Exploration

P ublished online July 2018 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Astronomy and Astrophysics. 152 words.

The lead Centre of Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) under the Government of India’s Department of Space. Founded in ...

Community concerns aired but unresolved

in Astronomy & Geophysics

August 2017; p ublished online August 2017 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Astronomy and Astrophysics; Geophysics. 496 words.

A place in cyberspace for RAS community

in Astronomy & Geophysics

April 2015; p ublished online April 2015 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Astronomy and Astrophysics; Geophysics. 138 words.

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A community standard for recording skyglow data

C C M Kyba and D E Lolkema.

in Astronomy & Geophysics

December 2012; p ublished online December 2012 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Astronomy and Astrophysics; Geophysics. 1392 words.

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Overview page. Subjects: Astronomy and Astrophysics.

NASA term for an organization proposing scientific experiments aboard its spacecraft. NASA's announcement of opportunity is sent to the scientific community, including its own centres, and...

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RAS Awards 2015

in Astronomy & Geophysics

February 2015; p ublished online February 2015 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Astronomy and Astrophysics; Geophysics. 1306 words.

Each year the RAS recognizes outstanding achievement in astronomy and geophysics by the award of medals and prizes. Candidates are nominated by Fellows and the awards made by a committee of...

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Committee on Space Research

Overview page. Subjects: Astronomy and Astrophysics.

(COSPAR)

An interdisciplinary scientific organization promoting worldwide research to develop and utilize space vehicles, rockets, and balloons. It was established in 1958 by the...

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Bayesian priors for the eccentricity of transiting planets

David M. Kipping.

in Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society

P ublished online September 2014 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Astronomy and Astrophysics. 4811 words.

Planets on eccentric orbits have a higher geometric probability of transiting their host star. By application of Bayes’ theorem, we reverse this logic to show that the eccentricity...

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Gravitational lens modelling in a citizen science context

Rafael Küng, Prasenjit Saha, Anupreeta More, Elisabeth Baeten, Jonathan Coles, Claude Cornen, Christine Macmillan, Phil Marshall, Surhud More, Jonas Odermatt, Aprajita Verma and Julianne K. Wilcox.

in Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society

P ublished online January 2015 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Astronomy and Astrophysics. 7003 words.

We develop a method to enable collaborative modelling of gravitational lenses and lens candidates, that could be used by non-professional lens enthusiasts. It uses an existing free-form...

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Mass and magnification maps for the Hubble Space Telescope Frontier Fields clusters: implications for high-redshift studies

Johan Richard, Mathilde Jauzac, Marceau Limousin, Eric Jullo, Benjamin Clément, Harald Ebeling, Jean-Paul Kneib, Hakim Atek, Priya Natarajan, Eiichi Egami, Rachael Livermore and Richard Bower.

in Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society

P ublished online August 2014 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Astronomy and Astrophysics. 8243 words.

Extending over three Hubble Space Telescope (HST) cycles, the Hubble Frontier Fields (HFF) initiative constitutes the largest commitment ever of HST time to the exploration of the distant...

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Discovery of very high energy γ-ray emission from the blazar 1ES 0033+595 by the MAGIC telescopes

J. Aleksić, S. Ansoldi, L. A. Antonelli, P. Antoranz, A. Babic, P. Bangale, U. Barres de Almeida, J. A. Barrio, J. Becerra González, W. Bednarek, K. Berger, E. Bernardini, A. Biland, O. Blanch, S. Bonnefoy, G. Bonnoli, F. Borracci, T. Bretz, E. Carmona, A. Carosi, D. Carreto Fidalgo, P. Colin, E. Colombo, J. L. Contreras, J. Cortina, S. Covino, P. Da Vela, F. Dazzi, A. De Angelis, G. De Caneva, B. De Lotto, C. Delgado Mendez, M. Doert, A. Domínguez, D. Dominis Prester, D. Dorner, M. Doro, S. Einecke, D. Eisenacher, D. Elsaesser, E. Farina, D. Ferenc, M. V. Fonseca, L. Font, K. Frantzen, C. Fruck, R. J. García López, M. Garczarczyk, D. Garrido Terrats, M. Gaug, N. Godinović, A. González Muñoz, S. R. Gozzini, D. Hadasch, M. Hayashida, J. Herrera, A. Herrero, D. Hildebrand, J. Hose, D. Hrupec, W. Idec, V. Kadenius, H. Kellermann, K. Kodani, Y. Konno, J. Krause, H. Kubo, J. Kushida, A. La Barbera, D. Lelas, N. Lewandowska, E. Lindfors, S. Lombardi, M. López, R. López-Coto, A. López-Oramas, E. Lorenz, I. Lozano, M. Makariev, K. Mallot, G. Maneva, N. Mankuzhiyil, K. Mannheim, L. Maraschi, B. Marcote, M. Mariotti, M. Martínez, D. Mazin, U. Menzel, M. Meucci, J. M. Miranda, R. Mirzoyan, A. Moralejo, P. Munar-Adrover, D. Nakajima, A. Niedzwiecki, K. Nilsson, K. Nishijima, K. Noda, N. Nowak, R. Orito, A. Overkemping, S. Paiano, M. Palatiello, D. Paneque, R. Paoletti, J. M. Paredes, X. Paredes-Fortuny, S. Partini, M. Persic, F. Prada, P. G. Prada Moroni, E. Prandini, S. Preziuso, I. Puljak, R. Reinthal, W. Rhode, M. Ribó, J. Rico, J. Rodriguez Garcia, S. Rügamer, A. Saggion, T. Saito, K. Saito, K. Satalecka, V. Scalzotto, V. Scapin, C. Schultz, T. Schweizer, S. N. Shore, A. Sillanpää, J. Sitarek, I. Snidaric, D. Sobczynska, F. Spanier, V. Stamatescu, A. Stamerra, T. Steinbring, J. Storz, S. Sun, T. Surić, L. Takalo, H. Takami, F. Tavecchio, P. Temnikov, T. Terzić, D. Tescaro, M. Teshima, J. Thaele, O. Tibolla, D. F. Torres, T. Toyama, A. Treves, M. Uellenbeck, P. Vogler, R. M. Wagner, F. Zandanel, R. Zanin, (MAGIC collaboration), V. Tronconi, S. Buson and A. Borghese.

in Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society

P ublished online November 2014 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Astronomy and Astrophysics. 5182 words.

The number of known very high energy (VHE) blazars is ∼50, which is very small in comparison to the number of blazars detected in other frequencies. This situation is a handicap for...

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Dhawan, Satish (1920–2002)

Edited by Stephen O'Meara and E. Julius Dasch.

in A Dictionary of Space Exploration

P ublished online July 2018 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Astronomy and Astrophysics. 194 words.

considered by the Indian scientific community to be the father of experimental fluid dynamics research in India. Born on 25 September 1920...

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Edited by Stephen O'Meara and E. Julius Dasch.

in A Dictionary of Space Exploration

P ublished online July 2018 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Astronomy and Astrophysics. 67 words.

NASA term for an organization proposing scientific experiments aboard its spacecraft. NASA's *announcement of opportunity is sent to the scientific community, including its own centres, and...

Birt, William Radcliff (1804–1881), meteorologist and astronomer

Roger Hutchins.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Astronomy and Astrophysics. 1461 words.

Birt, William Radcliff (1804–1881), meteorologist and astronomer, was born on 15 July 1804 in Southwark, London, the son of William Birt and his wife, Margaret Elizabeth. Although without...

The PyCASSO database: spatially resolved stellar population properties for CALIFA galaxies

A. L. de Amorim, R. García-Benito, R. Cid Fernandes, C. Cortijo-Ferrero, R. M. González Delgado, E. A. D. Lacerda, R. López Fernández, E. Pérez and N. Vale Asari.

in Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society

P ublished online July 2017 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Astronomy and Astrophysics. 13950 words.

Abstract

The Calar Alto Legacy Integral Field Area (CALIFA) survey, a pioneer in integral field spectroscopy legacy projects, has fostered many studies...

Bose–Einstein statistics and condensation

Ta-Pei Cheng.

in Einstein's Physics

January 2013; p ublished online May 2013 .

Chapter. Subjects: Astronomy and Astrophysics. 9842 words.

We discuss another of Einstein’s statistical contributions to quantum theory: his work on quantum statistics. It was prompted by a paper that S. Bose sent to him in 1924 when the physics...

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Faith and Engagement

Andrew Steane.

in Faithful to Science

July 2014; p ublished online June 2014 .

Chapter. Subjects: Astronomy and Astrophysics. 4233 words.

Faith is not about forming dubious beliefs, but about engaging with a way of thinking, with a reasonable but not incontrovertible basis for doing so. Such faith or engagement is involved in...

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Science and Faith

Andrew Steane.

in Faithful to Science

July 2014; p ublished online June 2014 .

Chapter. Subjects: Astronomy and Astrophysics. 13461 words.

The nature of science is discussed at length. We take issue with the idea that science is naturally opposed to faith, in its mindset and ambience. Physics was developed to a significant...

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Human Origins

Andrew Steane.

in Faithful to Science

July 2014; p ublished online June 2014 .

Chapter. Subjects: Astronomy and Astrophysics. 15260 words.

This gives some general information about anthropology, and focuses on questions surrounding early humans. Was the transition from hominid to human gradual, or could it have been abrupt?...

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