Monthly Archives: August 2011

Off on holiday!

I’m off on holiday for the next few weeks so Journal Club’s going on holiday too. We’ll resume on Thursday 22nd September, with an as yet undecided paper. If you want to suggest something for this, or a future, discussion … Continue reading

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Review: Life might be rare despite its early emergence on Earth – a Bayesian analysis of the probability of abiogenesis

For the 8th Astronomy Twitter Journal Club we tackled a recent paper that attempted a Bayesian analysis of the probability of abiogenesis. The paper was suggested by Matt Burleigh. He thought it would be a good paper to discuss as it “has been getting … Continue reading

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Transcript: Life might be rare despite its early emergence on Earth – a Bayesian analysis of the probability of abiogenesis

The transcript of the 8th Astronomy Twitter Journal Club meeting is now online at Chirpstory: http://chirpstory.com/dialog_embed/2142 or http://chirpstory.com/li/2142. You can also download the PDF: Tweet transcript archive.

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This week’s paper: Life might be rare despite its early emergence on Earth: a Bayesian analysis of the probability of abiogenesis

This week the paper we’re going to be discussing is the long-titled “Life might be rare despite its early emergence on Earth: a Bayesian analysis of the probability of abiogenesis” (Spiegel & Turner 2011). The meeting’s on Thursday 4th August, … Continue reading

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