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Science in an exponential world

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The amount of scientific data is doubling every year. Alexander Szalay and Jim Gray analyse how scientific methods are evolving from paper notebooks to huge online databases.

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  1. the Department of Physics and Astronomy, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, 21218, Maryland, USA

    • Alexander Szalay
  2. Microsoft Research, San Francisco, 94105, California, USA

    • Jim Gray

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