A technique which early humans used to make knives by flaking off bits of stone was long thought to have originated in Africa and spread from there, but a new study suggests it arose independently in Eurasia.
In a piece choreographed by the artist-in-residence at the CERN physics laboratory, dancers will begin with a sort of quantum twerk, a subtle jiggling motion that evokes the vibration of subatomic particles.
In Bayesian statistics, new data is used to shape assumptions, the opposite of the frequentist (classical) approach.
Published: September 30, 2014 at 12:00AM
Yaser Khalifa is a man with many years of experience as an electrical and computer engineer. After graduating from Alexandria University in Alexandria, Egypt, Yaser continued his education by pursuing his PhD in Electrical Engineering at Cardiff University. Upon graduation he leapt into the working world and has since worked with teams made up of people ranging from engineers working on super conductors to fellow professors at SUNY New Paltz. Yaser also has had over 40 papers published in a variety of educational publications. He has worked with such companies as General Electric as an electrical engineer consultant with their global research division as well as numerous others in different capacities. When not working you can find Yaser engaging in his other passions. He is an avid outdoors man and loves to mountain bike whenever possible. He both leads mountain biking tours as well as engages simply for pleasure. He was introduced to the sport by a friend at SUNY New Paltz and has since then volunteered as a biking guide with Minnewaska State Park, among others.