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  • 10 Jul 2019
    Theo Gerkema

    Tides: modern twists on an ancient topic

    In the mid 17th century, Varenius, the founder of modern geography, wrote that of all the natural phenomena, none had perplexed scientists more than the tides: the connection to the Moon was as empirically evident as it was causally elusive. Not much more could be said than that some hidden form of attraction had to […]

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  • 26 Apr 2019
    Adrian Burd

    Making mathematical methods less intimidating

    My research career has taken a somewhat non-linear path, starting in theoretical cosmology and ending up in marine sciences. Each transition has required me to learn new things, and so many years ago I was involved in an Antarctic Field Training Course run by the US National Science Foundation. The course was highly interdisciplinary, and […]

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