Monthly Archives: November 2011

This week’s meeting: Mentoring for young scientists

The topic for the next meeting of the astronomy twitter journal club (Thursday, 20:10 GMT) is the importance (or otherwise) of mentoring for helping young scientists establish themselves. It was suggested by Marcel Haas, and I’ll pass you over to … Continue reading

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Review: Surviving the data tsunami

For the 16th meeting of the astronomy twitter journal club we were looking for ways to prevent us all drowning in data when upcoming instruments and surveys get going. The discussion was based on this paper, and you can also … Continue reading

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Transcript: Surviving the data tsunami

The transcript of the 16th Astronomy Twitter Journal Club meeting is now online at Chirpstory: http://chirpstory.com/dialog_embed/3105 or http://chirpstory.com/li/3105. You can also download the PDF: Tweet transcript archive.

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This week’s meeting: Surviving the data tsunami

This week astronomy twitter journal club (Thursday, 20:10 GMT) is tackling a pressing problem – how can astronomy avoid drowning in data? More is better, right? Bigger telescopes and bigger surveys are both undoubtedly good things, but to make the … Continue reading

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Review: Journal Club On Journal Club

The discussion was about these points: We’ve been going for a few months now so seemed like a good time to sit back, look around & see if everything’s still working! Do you think we should continue journal club? – astronomyjc The … Continue reading

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Transcript: Journal club on journal club

The transcript of the 15th Astronomy Twitter Journal Club meeting is now online at Chirpstory: http://chirpstory.com/dialog_embed/3033 or http://chirpstory.com/li/3033. You can also download the PDF: Tweet transcript archive.

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This week’s meeting: Let’s talk about journal club

For the 15th meeting of the astronomy twitter journal club let’s address a topic hopefully everyone will have an opinion on – journal club itself. We’ve been going for a few months now, so it seems like a good time … Continue reading

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