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2011-09-23 07:00:00

Recognizing, rewarding and encouraging early-career scientists Clifton Park, New York (PRWEB) September 23, 2011 Kitware commends Dr. Boon Thye Thomas Yeo, who has won the Young Scientist Publication Impact Award from the Medical Image Computing and Computer Assisted Intervention (MICCAI) Society. Sponsored by Kitware, this award is meant to reward scientists who are early in their careers and are shaping the medical image analysis field. The award recipient was announced by Dr. William...

Image 1 - AlloSphere Offers Interactive Experience Of Nano-sized Worlds
2011-09-07 10:09:56

  New research opportunities emerge from instrument that immerses researchers in multi-dimensional information What would it be like to dive into the veins and arteries of the human body or weave through the layers of the brain? With the AlloSphere, a 33-foot diameter sphere built inside of a three-story echo-free cube, these feats are now possible. The AlloSphere is one of the largest immersive scientific instruments in the world. It takes scientific data that is too small to...

2011-09-05 10:00:00

Insight Experience, a leading global provider of business simulations, is pleased to announce a suite of simulations designed to accelerate leadership development for leaders at all management levels. Concord, MA (PRWEB) September 05, 2011 Insight Experience (http://www.insight-experience.com) has developed a suite of business simulation experiences used to address the leadership challenges facing companies today. Insight has developed five unique simulation offerings designed to accelerate...

2011-09-02 16:45:03

Taking land-use models out of the lab for a test drive with the people who live the models gives scientists a new way to develop possible future scenarios. James Millington, a former post-doctoral researcher at Michigan State University's Center for Systems Integration and Sustainability (CSIS) and now a Leverhulme Early Career Fellow at King's College in London, has paired the relatively new use of agent-based land-use modeling with follow-up interviews with the stakeholders in those...

2011-07-31 23:01:00

SEATTLE, Aug. 1, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Tableau Software, the global leader in rapid-fire business intelligence (BI) software, today announced that Tableau Public, its free data visualization and publishing service is now optimized for iPad users. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20071106/CLTU012LOGO) Tableau Public lets anyone easily use data to tell stories. They can create interactive visualizations from public data and publish them anywhere online, including blogs, websites,...

2011-07-26 09:55:00

GREENBELT, Md., July 26, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- NASA satellites beam data from space; now the Agency is beaming it straight to your iPad. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20081007/38461LOGO) Software and media specialists at the NASA Goddard Space Flight Center in Greenbelt, Md., today released a new iPad app -- the NASA Visualization Explorer -- that allows users to easily interact with extraordinary images, video, and information about NASA's latest Earth science...

2011-07-20 23:01:00

SEATTLE, July 21, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Tableau Software released its quarterly publication of the top 100 visualizations for Tableau Public for Q2 2011. These are ranked by viewing sessions and online interactions and show trends across the group. The most-visited new visualization was published on the Huffington Post and showed irregularities in voter turnout in a controversial Wisconsin election. The #2 went to Daily Kos for a viz showing the rise and ebb in President Obama's poll...


Latest Scientific modeling Reference Libraries

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2004-10-19 04:45:43

Ptolemaic System -- The Ptolemaic system was a system to explain the motions of the heavens, espoused by Claudius Ptolemaeus in Almagest sometime around the second century, C.E., and accepted for over a thousand years by the vast majority of people to be the correct cosmological model. Unlike earlier systems (such as 'the stars move because that is the will of the gods', or the model of concentric spheres), the Ptolemaic model explained all phenomena in the sky, while holding to Plato's...

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2004-10-19 04:45:41

Geocentric Model -- The geocentric model of the cosmos is a paradigm which places the Earth at the center of the universe. Common in ancient Greece, it was believed by both Aristotle and Ptolemy. Most Greeks assumed that the Sun, Moon, stars, and planets orbit Earth. Similar ideas were held in ancient China. The geocentric model was gradually replaced by the heliocentric model of Copernicus and Galileo due to the simplicity and predictive accuracy of that newer model. In this model, a...

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