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The NXS Class of 2014

by Kathy Chambers 19 Nov, 2014 in

Every summer for the past 16 years, the Department of Energy has invited the best and brightest graduates from across the country to attend the National School on Neutron and X-ray Scattering (NXS). This year, 65 graduate students attending...

Related Topics: Advanced Photon Source, Argonne National Laboratory, High Flux Isotope Reactor, National School on Neutron and X-ray Scattering (NXS), neutron scattering, NXS, Oak Ridge National Laboratory, Spallation Neutron Source, x-ray scattering

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The Reverend Thomas Bayes

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The Reverend Thomas Bayes

During the 1700’s, the Reverend Thomas Bayes was a nonconformist minister at the Mount Sion Chapel in Tunbridge Wells, UK, about 40 miles southeast of central London.  Having studied both theology and logic at the University of Edinburgh, he was also a mathematician and developed a strong interest in probability late in life. He was known to have published only one book on theology and one book on mathematics in his lifetime. A third manuscript he never published about the probability of cause made him famous. After his death, a good friend...

Related Topics: Bayesian Inference, Oak Ridge National Laboratory, OSTIBLOG, Thomas Bayes

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