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Toronto, Canada

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I'm a Post-Doctoral Fellow in atmospheric remote sensing at the University of Toronto in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. I first came to Stack Exchange for practical reasons: Tex.SE has been of major help when I wrote my licentiate (midterm) thesis. Since then, I have discovered the joy of many websites. As my network profile will show, I'm interested in travel, outdoor, scientific skepticism, and as I work in academia, also in academia and LaTeX.

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comment How much red, blue and green does white light have?
Suppose the light is spectrally flat — what colour would we perceive?
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comment How much red, blue and green does white light have?
Note that blue light is preferentially scattered away from the sunlight reaching the Earth, so the colour of the direct sunlight we seeing from Earth is not the colour we would see from space.
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comment What's a novel way to say "all errors are my own"?
But, using a text from the public domain without stating that it's not ones own, is still plagiarism, isn't it? ;-)
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comment What's a novel way to say "all errors are my own"?
Now that I read this nice one from you, using it is plagiarism :( (it would be odd to provide a citation in a disclaimer) ;-)
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comment What is the end point of galaxy?
This question fits better on [Astronomy.SE].
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comment What permits and reservations do I need for the Adirondacks?
I have six metric 1:25,000 topos and the National Geographic overview map for the High Peaks :). Thanks for the additional links. I'm leaving tomorrow from Corey's Road. Hopefully it won't be too crowded.
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revised What is the "take home" message if I get the tumbleweed badge?
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comment How can I test out my equipment before a backpacking trip?
With a map case, a waterproof map is not necessary.
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comment What typesetters do with the submitted paper?
Typesetting is when the publisher takes your LaTeX file with decently formatted PDF and miraculously succeeds to mess it up completely.
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asked What is the "take home" message if I get the tumbleweed badge?
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revised What is the possibility of Voyager 1/2 colliding with matter (Asteroids or planetoids) present in space?
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comment What is the possibility of Voyager 1/2 colliding with matter (Asteroids or planetoids) present in space?
@RoryAlsop I see your point. Let's say that the likelihood of it colliding during the time that we are able to communicate with it at all is small. Integrated over millions of years the chance of collision might not be very small.
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accepted In inverse theory, how do I transform the averaging kernel matrix to a new grid?
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answered In inverse theory, how do I transform the averaging kernel matrix to a new grid?
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