Articles tagged with science


Open source and open data's role in modern meteorology

Just as chemistry students learn not only chemistry but lab procedures and equipment, so too must meteorology students learn about the tools of their...Read more

US Air Force lab: robots, open source, and virtual reality

Three US Air Force Research Laboratory interns are exploring how open source-powered virtual reality can help students and researchers collaborate.Read more

The Fighting Unicorns charge into robotics competition with open source edge

Open hardware words in neon
Lauren Egts is high school student who participates in FIRST program (For Inspiration and Recognition of Science and Technology) called FRC (FIRST...Read more

Root access for students at Penn Manor

Charlie Reisinger from the Penn Manor School District talked to us next about open source at his school. This talk was an expanded version of his...Read more

Big data influencer on how R is paving the way

The R programming language is used for data visualization and expermiental analysis for the likes of Facebook and has a rapidly growing user base of...Read more

A Linux distribution for science geeks

Fedora Scientific is a Linux distribution specifically designed for enabling open science. It is a Fedora spin targeted at users whose work involves...Read more

Digital archaeology and open source

The Digital Index of North American Archaeology ( DINAA ) project is an index of linked open data citations and ontological connections that cross-...Read more

Release early, release often in scientific research

Release early, release often in scientific research
Why don't academics discuss research before starting the work? In a recent blog post , Jack Kelly asked this simple question, and it is a striking...Read more