Mixing Oil and Ecosystems
“An oil spill is a crime scene,” says Christopher Reddy, but quite unlike the kind in TV whodunits, where fictional forensic whizzes help nail down perpetrators with an arsenal of lab tools. For Reddy, a chemist involved in analyzing oil spills, investigations take years, and do not always yield certain results.
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Depuis 40 ans, les outils mathématiques probabilistes ont montré leur rôle central dans le développement d’outils d’aide à la décision pour les marchés financiers. Ils offrent un cadre méthodologique robuste de modélisation et calcul des risques associés aux produits dérivés, ces fameux instruments financiers qui dépendent de manière plus ou moins complexe d’autres produits financiers plus simples (actions, indices, taux de change, taux d

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This is an excerpt of the minimalist composer Phillip Glass's Einstein on the Beach play.  The composing technique that became minimalism was influenced by the repetative improvisations of many asian countries including India, Java, and Bali.  It is also theorized that it was in reaction to the complexity and constant changes of serialism.  Minimalism is know for its limited vocabulary be it rhythmic, melodic, harmonic, or instrumental.
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The assessment of current and potential future energy systems is covered in this course and includes topics on resources, extraction, conversion, and end-use, with emphasis on meeting regional and global energy needs in the 21st century in a sustainable manner. Different renewable and conventional energy technologies will be presented and their attributes described within a framework that aids in evaluation and analysis of energy technology systems in the context of political, social, economic,
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Cosmologist George F. Smoot, who led a team that obtained the first images of the infant universe, confirming the predictions of the Big Bang theory of its origins, has been awarded the 2006 Nobel Prize in Physics. Smoot, a professor of physics at the University of California, Berkeley, and an astrophysicist at Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (LBNL), shares the prize with John C. Mather of NASA Goddard Space Flight Center in Greenbelt, Md. This is UC Berkeley's twentieth Nobel Prize since
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