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Recent Group Publications

In his recent visit to AIMS, Roberto Trotta completed the following works on how best to use SNIa observations to produce cosmological constraints and constrained Minimal Supersymmetric Standard Model fits: Improved constraints on cosmological parameters from SNIa data M.C. March … Continue reading

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Radical Research IV – rating researchers

In this, the 4th post in this series (the others on video abstracts, object oriented paper writing and freelance postdocs are here: 1,2,3), I would like to chat about a tough but important problem and present some proposals to address … Continue reading

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Radical Research III – A freelance market for post-docs?

How about living the rest of your life as a post-doc, but making lots of money and never having to move city, yet alone country, while you do it? In this, the 3rd in the series of “Radical Research” posts (a … Continue reading

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Radical Research II – Object oriented papers

At the JEDI 2 workshop held in mid 2008* we spent quite a lot of time envisaging how cosmology might be different in 2020. One aspect of that was the way in which we would do research in 2020 and … Continue reading

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Research on Research I – Video Paper Abstracts

Ever since I saw this amazing little 2009 video abstract on seam carving I have had the desire to make a video to illustrate one of my own papers. I was inspired by the possibility of using three minutes of … Continue reading

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Group Publications in October

Statistical Classification Techniques for Photometric Supernova Typing by James Newling & al., with Melvin Varughese, Bruce Bassett, Bryony Martin and Mathew Smith (arXiv:1010.1005) See also the video abstract for the paper posted here A Mismatch in the Ultraviolet Spectra between … Continue reading

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Group publications in September

One new paper was published, and one was revised this month: Optical discovery of stellar tidal disruption flares by Sjoert van Velzen et al. with Mathew Smith (arXiv:1009.1627) The Cosmic Microwave Background in an Inhomogeneous Universe – why void models … Continue reading

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