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In a pursuit whose meaning and purpose is abstract at the best of times, that’s not nothing.STOP COUNTING YOUR RUNNING MILEAGEALEX HUTCHINSONAUGUST 28, 2020OUTSIDE ONLINE
“Our models can validate thousands of unseen candidates in seconds,” the study’s authors wrote in the abstract to their paper, which appears in the Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society.50 NEW PLANETS, INCLUDING ONE AS BIG AS NEPTUNE, ARE IDENTIFIED USING A.I.RHHACKETTFORTUNEAUGUST 26, 2020FORTUNE
It also makes it more real and concrete, rather than abstract.HURRICANES HAVE NAMES. SOME CLIMATE EXPERTS SAY HEAT WAVES SHOULD, TOOJACK J. LEEAUGUST 14, 2020SCIENCE NEWS
The same applies in fields of biology dealing with more abstract concepts of the individual — entities that emerge as distinct patterns within larger schemes of behavior or activity.WHAT IS AN INDIVIDUAL? BIOLOGY SEEKS CLUES IN INFORMATION THEORY.JORDANA CEPELEWICZJULY 16, 2020QUANTA MAGAZINE
The Ising model represents one of the simplest places in this abstract “theory space,” and so serves as a proving ground for developing novel tools for exploring uncharted territory.THE CARTOON PICTURE OF MAGNETS THAT HAS TRANSFORMED SCIENCECHARLIE WOODJUNE 24, 2020QUANTA MAGAZINE
Every time, they discovered that the universe’s beauty lies in the abstract structures underlying physical phenomena.THE TWO FORMS OF MATHEMATICAL BEAUTYROBBERT DIJKGRAAFJUNE 16, 2020QUANTA MAGAZINE
While groups are abstract and often difficult to get a handle on, matrices and linear algebra are elementary.THE ‘USELESS’ PERSPECTIVE THAT TRANSFORMED MATHEMATICSKEVIN HARTNETTJUNE 9, 2020QUANTA MAGAZINE
The team then flashed two abstract shapes sequentially, one on the left and one on the right.HOW SCIENTISTS INFLUENCED MONKEYS’ DECISIONS USING ULTRASOUND IN THEIR BRAINSSHELLY FANMAY 27, 2020SINGULARITY HUB 
It’s just— it’s hard to say in the abstract what it means to have an impact.DOES THE PRESIDENT MATTER AS MUCH AS YOU THINK? (EP. 404)STEPHEN J. DUBNERFEBRUARY 6, 2020FREAKONOMICS
This led to the introduction of higher-level, more abstract math in the high school curriculum.AMERICA’S MATH CURRICULUM DOESN’T ADD UP (EP. 391)STEVEN D. LEVITTOCTOBER 3, 2019FREAKONOMICS


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