Archive for October 2007

Quote of the Week, October 3, 2007

From the ever-quotable Andrew Gelman comes this gem, which he calls a Folk Theorem :

When things are hard to compute, often the model doesn’t fit the data. Difficulties in computation are therefore often model problems… [When the computation isn't working] we have the duty and freedom to think about models.

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Virtual Observatory

Another talk in the Visualizing Astronomy series organized by the CXC/CfA folks: Pepi Fabbiano is scheduled to speak on NVO efforts on Thursday, Oct 4, at 1pm at Phillips:
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