Best0fScience ... Largest Sky Map Revealed: An Animated Flight Through the Universe. The first public data release from BOSS, the Baryon Oscillation Spectroscopic Survey. Led by Berkeley Lab scientists, the Sloan Digital Sky Survey's BOSS is bigger than all other spectroscopic surveys combined for measuring the universe's large-scale structure. The Third Sloan Digital Sky Survey (SDSS-III) has issued Data Release 9 (DR9), the first public release of data from the Baryon Oscillation Spectroscopic Survey (BOSS). In this release BOSS, the largest of SDSS-III's four surveys, provides spectra for 535,995 newly observed galaxies, 102,100 quasars, and 116,474 stars, plus new information about objects in previous Sloan surveys (SDSS-I and II).
Using FreeMind Using FreeMind In this tutorial, we'll look at creating a mind map. Just to remind you, a mind map is a hierarchical set of nodes, connected together by edges (lines), which are displayed as a graphical map. The guide's choice of mind mapping software is FreeMind, an open source program, by Jörg Müller. If you haven't already downloaded and installed this program, the guide's article FreeMind – Mind Mapping will show you what to do.
Poetry for Everyday Life The sentence is only worth quoting because in 28 words it contains four metaphors. Economies don’t really gain traction, like a tractor. Momentum doesn’t literally get snuffed out, like a cigarette. List of concept- and mind-mapping software Concept-mapping and mind-mapping software are used to create diagrams of relationships between concepts, ideas or other pieces of information. It has been suggested that the mind mapping technique can improve learning/study efficiency up to 15% over conventional note taking. There are a number of software packages and websites that allow the creation of, or otherwise support mind maps. File format Using a standard file format allows interchange of files between various programs. Many of the programs listed below support the mm format used by FreeMind.
Mind-Map Search MindMapSearch.Org was founded in 2007 and is a sister site of Mind-Mapping.Org. I update it from time to time, but now it has just had a soup-to-nuts review and update. This, if you haven’t come across it yet, is a categorized source of all the authority mind mapping sites together with a focused mind mapping search engine. There are so many worthless web pages that claim to deal with mind mapping but have obviously been thrown together to attract clicks to the adverts on the page. They are recognizable, apart from the awful content, because they don’t even include a mind map! I got fed up with this and set up MindMapSearch to provide search results only from the sites that I know that deal with mind mapping well.
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iMindMap - Basic People within organisations and educational institutions around the world are already seeing the benefits of iMindMap – start discovering them yourself today. “Your Mind Mapping software has transformed our business & become a part of our cultural DNA.” Wheaton Wealth Partners, USA Incredibly Detailed Shadow Sculptures by Diet Wiegman Artist Diet Wiegman manages to sculpt mounds of irregularly shaped structures that are transformed into an intricately detailed silhouette when a light shines on it from a precise angle. Similar to the light and shadow sculptures of artistic duo Tim Noble and Sue Webster, Wiegman leaves audiences in awe with his puzzling ability to cast remarkably figurative shadows from heaps of seemingly abstract sculptures. An oddly configured work that branches out unpredictably is, in fact, meticulously sculpted to cast a shadow that realistically resembles Michael Jackson.
Visual Thinking Evolution A mind map is a diagram used to represent words, ideas, tasks, or other items linked to and arranged around a central key word or idea. Especially in British English, the terms spidergram and spidergraph are more common, but they can cause confusion with the term spider diagram used in mathematics and logic. Mind maps are used to generate, visualize, structure, and classify ideas, and as an aid to studying and organizing information, solving problems, making decisions, and writing. The elements of a given mind map are arranged intuitively according to the importance of the concepts, and are classified into groupings, branches, or areas, with the goal of representing semantic or other connections between portions of information.
MindTools A Powerful Approach to Note-Taking (Also known as Mind Mapping, Concept Mapping, Spray Diagrams, and Spider Diagrams) "Mind Map" is a trademark of the Buzan Organization (see www.buzan.com). 100 Incredible Lectures from the World’s Top Scientists Posted on Thursday June 18, 2009 by Staff Writers By Sarah Russel Unless you’re enrolled at one of the best online colleges or are an elite member of the science and engineering inner circle, you’re probably left out of most of the exciting research explored by the world’s greatest scientists.
18 Free Mind Mapping Tools for Teachers and Students 1- SpiderScribe This is a great mind mapping tool that allows users to easily visualize their ideas by connecting various pieces of information together and create free style maps. It also combines elements like text, images, files, calendar events and geographic locations. 2- EdistormEdistorm is a great web2.0 tool for educators. It allows you to work on your ideas during a structured brainstorming and organize them into sticky notes for others to see .