Andrew Lo

Mar. 13, 2009

Scientists on Wall Street

When the market was flying high, many mathematicians and physicists made their way from academia and scientific research to the trading floor. Now that some of their models and equations are being blamed for a role in the economic downturn, are scientists

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\tWinter weather means more than sledding and snowmen. Next snowstorm, grab a magnifying glass and try snowflake hunting. Bullet rosettes, stellar plates, and capped columns are just a few of the varieties of snow crystal you can find in your backyard. Kenneth Libbrecht, physicist at Caltech and snowflake expert, shares secrets of the snowflake.

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