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Which clustering algorithm is the best at retrieving open clusters in Gaia data?
Feb 16, 2021

Which clustering algorithm is the best at retrieving open clusters in Gaia data?

Over a dozen papers have reported new discoveries of open clusters in Gaia data at the time of writing, in less than three years since the release of Gaia DR2. At the core of all papers in this field are clustering algorithms. But which is best at recovering them in Gaia data?

Which citation manager should you use?
Apr 10, 2020

Which citation manager should you use?

Citation managers are a fantastic tool for keeping track of research - but there are so many different options out there. Which one should you use and why?

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The best tablets for researchers
Jan 4, 2020

The best tablets for researchers

Whether you’re looking for an electronic way to read papers, or just an e-mail tool that’s comfy to lounge around with on a couch, tablets can be fantastic productivity tools. Fed up of having paper all over your desk? In this post, we’ll look at the best tablets currently on the market for …

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Microphone technique demystified: Level up your public speaking!
Nov 19, 2019

Microphone technique demystified: Level up your public speaking!

Public speaking is an essential skill in academia. Whether at a conference or while giving a lecture, public speaking is an unavoidable (and sometimes dreaded) part of a career in science. Yet one crucial topic is often overlooked: Microphones, and how to use them.

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