MRO sees ice around fresh impact craters on Mars
Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter sees evidence of ice ejected from fresh impact craters on Mars. From 2009. Video credit: NASA/JPL-Caltech/University of Arizona
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Pakistan Link is a very useful site for those interested in Pakistani current affairs, culture, religion society, economics and politics. The site is targetted at the Pakistani community in the United States, but is of interest to scholars of diasporic communities and to those of Pakistani origin around the world. There are a large number of news articles presented on the site, alongside which are also commentaries on cultural events, arts, education and Pakistani society. The site is updated wi
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Simultaneous equations are pairs of equations that are both true (i.e. they are simultaneously true). They are both expressed as equations with two unknowns. By making one of these unknowns the subject of both equations, we can then substitute the subject in one equation and then solve for the other unknown. Then we can substitute back into the equation and solve for the subject.

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The online version of a lecture given 21 June, 1995, at Brown University, by William A. Ward deals with the status of women in ancient Egypt society. Although pharaonic Egypt was in most respects a male society, with men holding positions in public life while women dominated the private life, Ward points to the fact that there is plenty of evidence that women, throughout ancient Egyptian civilisation could own, bequeath and inherit land. Furthermore women seem to have been able to hold positions
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El objetivo central de esta asignatura consiste en proporcionar al alumno un conjunto de instrumentos que le permitan desarrollar una serie de competencias y habilidades encaminadas a abordar la resolución de problemas económico-empresariales en condiciones de incertidumbre. En concreto, se analizarán los modelos probabilísticos más habituales en el ámbito económico y se estudiarán las principales herramientas inferenciales para poder llevar a cabo estimaciones y contrastes de hipótesis
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Founding in 1994at the George Mason University, the non-profit, non-partisan Statistical Assessment Service - STATS is a resource that highlights the use and abuse of science and statistics in the media. The goals of the utility are to correct scientific misinformation in the media and in public policy resulting from bad science, politics, or a simple lack of information or knowledge; and to act as a resource for journalists and policy makers on major scientific issues and controversies. Resourc
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The 50th Anniversary of the Presidential Report on American Women - Part 3
In 1961, President John F. Kennedy established a Presidential Commission to examine and report on the status of American women. The Commission, chaired by Eleanor Roosevelt from its beginning until her death in 1962, published its report in October 1963. The John F. Kennedy Presidential Library and Museum and the Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study at Harvard University are partnering to host a two-day, dual-site conference to mark this important historical milestone and to reflect on the sta
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Tasting menu: Audio highlights from the November 17th 2018 edition

In this week’s issue, why modern capitalism needs a competition revolution. Also, how Brexit might change the face of British football and the perils of finding online fame in China. Anne McElvoy hosts


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Trailing in the polls, Donald Trump has kept up a drumbeat of warnings about a "rigged system" that's working against his chances of beating Hillary Clinton and winning the presidency. But is the U.S. election system really rigged — or riggable? Celeste and John pose the question to Dana Perino, White House press secretary under former President George W. Bush and now host of Fox News Channel's "The Five" and the "I'll Tell You What" podcast. Then we jump to Nairobi, Kenya, for a talk with
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China Gateway is a collection of annotated gateways of relevance to undergraduate students and their teachers. Although primarily meant as a study aid for the students of Boston College, China Gateway aims to offer a concise introduction to the manner in which developments in the digital world have aided the study of Chinese culture and society. From the Culture and History section of the main page, users will find links to gateways (themed in sections), covering: geography and maps; language an
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